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Author Clarke, John R., 1945-

Title Art in the lives of ordinary Romans : visual representation and non-elite viewers in Italy, 100 B.C.-A.D. 315 / John R. Clarke.

Publication Info. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  709.37 C598A    Check Shelf
Description xi, 383 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Series The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-352) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Imperial representation of non-elites -- Augustus's and Trajan's messages to commoners -- The all-seeing emperor and ordinary viewers : Marcus Aurelius and Constantine -- pt. 2. Non-elites in the public sphere -- Everyman, everywoman, and the gods -- Everyman and everywoman at work -- Spectacle : entertainment, social control, self-advertising, and transgression -- Laughter and subversion in the tavern : image, text, and context -- Commemoration of life in the domain of the dead : non-elite tombs and sarcophagi -- pt. 3. Non-elites in the domestic sphere -- Minding your manners : banquets, behavior, and class -- Putting your best face forward : self-representation at home.
Subject Art, Roman -- Themes, motives.
Art, Roman -- Social aspects.
Social classes in art.
Social status -- Rome.
ISBN 0520219767 cloth alkaline paper
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