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

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Contents
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Preface and Acknowledgements
Introduction
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
Dedications
Commemoratives
At Home
Consumers and Traders of Luxury
Art for Cicero
4 Roman Display of Art: from Lucullus to Lausos
Piscinarii
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
Epilogue
Appendix: On art as plunder
Bibliography
Index

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.