Spectacular Power in the Greek and Roman City

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Andrew Bell's analysis of the power of prestige in civic communities of the ancient world demonstrates the importance of crowds' aesthetic and emotional judgement upon leaders and their ambitious claims for immediate and lasting significance; and also finds consideration of this dynamic still to be valuable for modern citizens. An initial discussion of the fall of Ceausescu in 1989 prompts theoretical considerations about the inseparability of authority and its manifestation; and scrutiny of Julius Caesar's gestures towards ...

Spectacular Power in the Greek and Roman City 2006, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199298273

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Spectacular Power in the Greek and Roman City 2004, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199242344

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