Table of contents for Art as plunder : the ancient origins of debate about cultural property / Margaret M. Miles.

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Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Preface and Acknowledgements
1 Art as Roman Plunder
Near Eastern Antecedents
Greek Antecedents
Athens Plundered
Greek Booty
Sacking the City, Dividing the Booty
Triumphal Processions
Greek Art on Display
Grabbing the Incense
Weeping Envoys: Criticism of Roman Plundering
The Image of the Humane General
2 The Roman Context of Cicero's Prosecution of Verres
Cicero's Sicily
Sicily's Greek Past
Sicily as a Roman Province
Verres' Trial in Rome: Logistics
Verres' Family
The Charges Against Verres
The Outcome of the Trial
Verres' Exile and Death
The Publication of the Verrines
Roman Audiences of the Verrines
3 Cicero's Views on the Social Place of Art
The Legal View
Description of Art
In the Community
Consecrated Cult Images
At Home
Consumers and Traders of Luxury
Art for Cicero
4 Roman Display of Art: from Lucullus to Lausos
T. Pomponius Atticus
Public Displays of Art
Verrine Emperors
The Temple of Peace
True Connoisseurs
Constantine and the New Rome
5 Art as European Plunder
Sicily as a Destination
Scholarly Efforts on the Verrines
Legal Thought on International Agreements
Administrators Abroad: the Verrine Model
On Vandalism
Napoleon in Italy
Napoleon in Egypt
Restitution of Plunder, and popular Reactions
The Duke of Wellington's Views
Appendix: On art as plunder

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Art thefts -- Rome.
Art treasures in war -- Greece.
Cicero, Marcus Tullius -- Political and social views.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Europe -- History.