Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 December 2012

440 Pages | Numerous black and white and colour illustrations


ISBN: 9780199228690

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Living with Myths

The Imagery of Roman Sarcophagi

Paul Zanker and Bjorn C. Ewald
Translated by Julia Slater

Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture & Representation

  • Offers the most comprehensive, interpretative introduction to Roman funerary art available
  • Contextual approach does justice to the objective importance one of the most significant bodies of material from the Roman imperial period
  • Extensive illustration, including a great number of new colour photographs, allows detailed study, analysis, and aesthetic appreciation