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Oplontis

Thorsten Opper.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 697 words.

[now Torre Annunziata]

Roman settlement on the seaward slopes of Mt Vesuvius about five km north-west of Pompeii, in what is now Torre Annunziata. The name Oplontis is...

Palatine

David Hemsoll.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 1475 words.

(Rome)

One of Rome’s hills and site of the official imperial residence until the 4th century AD. The hill itself is roughly rectangular with steeply sloping sides and is...

Phidias I

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 1631 words.

5th century, male.

Born c. 490 BC, in Athens; died c. 432 BC.

Sculptor, painter, architect.

Ancient Greek.

Phidias is a particularly difficult sculptor...

Rhoecus

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; 17th-Century Art. 60 words.

7th century, male.

Born in Samos.

Sculptor, architect.

Ancient Greek.

Rhoecus, with his son Theodorus, built and decorated several temples, including...

Scopas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 492 words.

4th century, male.

Active during the first half of the 4th century BC.

Born in Paros.

Sculptor, architect.

Ancient Greek.

Scopas worked with...

Sileen, Villa

Eve D’Ambra.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Archaeology; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Greek and Roman Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 141 words.

[Silene]

Roman villa in Libya. The élite of the great city of Leptis Magna built villas along the Tripolitanian coast, and the Villa Sileen, near the village of Khums(Qums)...

Skopas

Andrew F. Stewart.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 1287 words.

(fl mid-4th century bc).

Greek sculptor and architect ( see fig.). He was probably the son of the Parian Aristandros, who worked on the Spartan dedication for their victory...

Sostratus IV

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Professional Interior Design; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 84 words.

3rd century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 3rd century BC.

Born in Cnidus.

Sculptor, decorative designer, architect.

Ancient Greek.

Sostr...

Spain, Roman

Eve D’Ambra.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Archaeology; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 1811 words.

Roman Spain consisted of the entire Iberian peninsula, both modern Spain and Portugal. As it is twice as large as Italy, Hispania was viewed as a remote subcontinent with the Pyrenees...

Spolia in medieval art and architecture

Dale Kinney.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Archaeology; Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Metalwork; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; History of Art; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; Christian Art; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1102 words.

In its most general sense, spolia (pl., from Lat. spolium: ‘plunder’) denotes all artifacts re-employed in secondary contexts, from building blocks reused in a wall to pagan gems...