Publisher description for Roman imperialism and provincial art / edited by Sarah Scott, Jane Webster.

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Counter Although Roman provincial art is often portrayed as a poor copy of works created in the imperial capital, this volume's contributors offer new interpretations of provincial mosaics, wall-paintings, statues and jewelry. They express what these art works reveal about the nature of life under an imperial regime. Broad geographical and chronological coverage allows unique insights into the social and political significance of visual expression across the Roman Empire.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Art, Roman, Art, Regional Rome