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Aesthetic, Sociological, and Exploitative Attitudes to Landscape in Greco-Roman Literature, Art, and Culture  

Diana Spencer

This article introduces and discusses ancient and contemporary approaches to landscape and proposes model readings for their evaluation. Model readings suggest strategies drawn from ... More

The Patronage of Greek and Roman Architecture  

Bonna D. Wescoat

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Nov 2014
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This chapter focuses on the patronage, financing, and sponsorship of architecture in ancient Greece and Rome. It first considers the classic relationship of patron and artist in the ... More

The Patronage of Greek and Roman Art  

Eric R. Varner

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
This chapter focuses on the patronage, financing, and sponsorship of art in ancient Greece and Rome, from sculpture to portraiture and triumphal arches. It begins by analyzing issues of ... More

The Roman Reception of Greek Art and Architecture  

Rachel Kousser

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
This chapter examines the varied, ambivalent, and often contradictory ways in which the Romans interacted with Greek art and architecture during ancient times. More specifically, it ... More

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