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Published: 08 December 2005

416 Pages | 160 halftones

ISBN: 9780199240494

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The Roman Nude

Heroic Portrait Statuary 200 BC - AD 300

Christopher H. Hallett

Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture & Representation

  • Explores the topics of the body and self-representation, currently of great interest in classical studies
  • Surveys the many examples of nude heroic portraiture and sets them in cultural context
  • Comprehensively illustrated with black and white photographs of the works discussed