Table of contents for Art in the lives of ordinary Romans : visual representation and non-elite viewers in Italy, 100 B.C.-A.D. 315 / John R. Clarke.

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Part 1. Imperial Representation of Non-elites

1. Augustus's and Trajan's Messages to Commoners

2. The All-seeing Emperor and Ordinary Viewers: Marcus Aurelius and Constantine

Part 2. Non-elites in the Public Sphere

3. Everyman, Everywoman, and the Gods

4. Everyman and Everywoman at Work

5. Spectacle: Entertainment, Social Control, Self-advertising, and Transgression

6. Laughter and Subversion in the Tavern: Image, Text, and Context

7. Commemoration of Life in the Domain of the Dead: Non-elite Tombs and Sarcophagi

Part 3. Non-elites in the Domestic Sphere

8. Minding Your Manners: Banquets, Behavior, and Class

9. Putting Your Best Face Forward: Self-representation at Home




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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Art, Roman Themes, motives, Art, Roman Social aspects, Social classes in art, Social status Rome