Pliny's Catalogue of Culture: Art and Empire in the Natural History

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One of the earliest surviving examples of 'art history', Pliny the Elder's 'chapters on art' form part of his encyclopaedic Natural History , completed shortly before its author died during the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79. This important new work argues that the Natural History offers a sophisticated account of the world as empire, in which art as much as geography can be used to expound a Roman imperial agenda. Reuniting the 'chapters on art' with the rest of the Natural History , Sorcha Carey considers how the ...

Pliny's Catalogue of Culture: Art and Empire in the Natural History 2007, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199207657

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Pliny's Catalogue of Culture: Art and Empire in the Natural History 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199259137

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