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Author Beckmann, Martin, 1971-

Title The Column of Marcus Aurelius [electronic resource] : the genesis & meaning of a Roman imperial monument / Martin Beckmann.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 248 pages) : illustrations.
Series Studies in the history of Greece and Rome
Studies in the history of Greece and Rome.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-242) and index.
Contents The date and purpose of the column -- The dust of northern warfare : choice of location -- Form & function -- Planning & construction -- The frieze : concept & draft -- Carving the frieze -- The frieze as history -- The frieze as art -- Viewing the column -- Epilogue : the columns of Trajan, Marcus Aurelius, and Arcadius.
Summary Standing in the shadow of Trajan's Column, the Column of Marcus Aurelius has been little studied & poorly understood. Martin Beckmann explores the extensive frieze as a historical source & reconstructs the creative process behind it.
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Subject Column of Marcus Aurelius (Rome, Italy)
Column of Marcus Aurelius (Rome, Italy) -- History.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Relief (Sculpture), Ancient -- Italy -- Rome.
Friezes -- Italy -- Rome.
Monuments -- Social aspects -- Rome -- History.
Monuments -- Political aspects -- Rome -- History.
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Rome -- History.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D.
Chronological Term 30 B.C. - 284 A.D.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Beckmann, Martin, 1971- Column of Marcus Aurelius. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011 9780807834619 (DLC) 2010047523 (OCoLC)668197649
ISBN 9780807877777 (electronic bk.)
0807877778 (electronic bk.)
9781469603025 (electronic bk.)
1469603020 (electronic bk.)
9780807834619 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807834610 (cloth ; alk. paper)