2 edition of Roman literary portraits. found in the catalog.
Roman literary portraits.
Translation of Romare.
|Statement||translated by P. M. Fraser.|
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This book traces the origins of portraiture in archaic Greece and the emergence of images of recognizable individuals, whether poets or philosophers or Hellenistic Greek kings. Within the Roman world, portraits reflected a growing sense of Roman identity. at the same time the Romans were collectors of portraits of famous Greeks.5/5(1). Portraits in literature (1 title) Portraits, Literary: see Characters and characteristics in literature; Portraits of Shakespeare: see Shakespeare, William, -- Portraits; Portraits on gems (1 title) Portraits -- Private collections (subtopics) Portraits, Roman (1 title, plus subtopics) Portraits, Roman -- Egypt (1 title).
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Pollio retired into private life as a patron of literary figures and became a writer. He was known as a severe literary critic, fond of an archaic style and purity.
In retirement, Pollio organized literary readings where he encouraged authors to read their own work, and he was the first Roman author to recite his own works. Pontius Pilate: Portraits of a Roman Governor, by Warren Carter.
Interfaces Series. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press/Michael Glazier, Pp. xii+ $ (paper). ISBN Interfaces is a new series of book-length character studies drawn from the Bible and intended for use in undergraduate classes. : Roman Literary Portraits (English and Swedish Edition) (): Einar Lofstedt, P.
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Portraits are among the most compelling artistic records of Greek and Roman culture. In this richly illustrated book featuring all new photography, the 60 portrait heads from the Metropolitan Museum’s renowned collection are fully described, and placed in their historical and cultural contexts.
Chapters explore Roman funerary practices and the emergence of unique Christian burial iconography, with attention to the depiction of the deceased in portraits. Absolution: Fifty Photographs from Europe received the prestigious award of the United States Literary Award in the category of Fine Art Photography in For more info about this award, please visit This book and/or print can be purchased from Roman Loranc directly and signed with a personal.
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Einar Löfstedt, Roman Literary Portraits, translated by P. Fraser. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp. with frontispiece. 21s. (in U.K.
only). Roman portraiture is among the most exciting art that Roman culture has to offer, and not only because of the staggering artistic skills and beauty that characterize the best examples. While its study originated in an interest in the “real” personality of the subject, it has long been noted that the physical appearance and character of a person were just two of the possible elements that Cited by: 1.
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À travers les portraits bienveillants des personnages et le soin à dépeindre une atmosphère «so british» transparaît la générosité de l’autrice, qui met tout en œuvre pour enchanter littéralement ses 5/5(2).The Strange and Deadly Portraits of Bryony Gray is a fresh take on Oscar Wildes The Portrait of Dorian Gray aimed at a middle grade audience.
When I first heard of this novel, I /5.Portrait painting is a genre in painting, where the intent is to represent a specific human term 'portrait painting' can also describe the actual painted portrait.
Portraitists may create their work by commission, for public and private persons, or they may be inspired by admiration or affection for the subject.