Table of contents for Image and text in Graeco-Roman antiquity / Michael Squire.


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Preface: kicking the habit?; Part I: 1. Words and pictures in a post-Lutheran age; 2. Towards an older Laocoon? Reviewing the 'limits' of painting and poetry in the Graeco-Roman world; Part II: 3. Materialising ecphrasis: image and word in the Sperlonga Grotto; 4. Speaking for pictures? Images, texts and modes of visual-verbal response in the 'House of Propertius' at Assisi; Part III: 5. Cyclopian iconotexts: the adventures of Polyphemus in image and text; 6. The art of nature and the nature of art: visual-verbal interactions in the consumption of Roman 'still-life' paintings; Envoi: the bigger picture.


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