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Published: 04 March 2010

342 Pages | 83 in-text illustrations, 4 colour plates


ISBN: 9780199561902

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Aelius Aristides and the Cult of Asklepios

Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis

Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture & Representation

  • Synthesizes art historical analysis with literary criticism to give a more rounded understanding of Graeco-Roman society
  • Abundant illustrations promote a deeper appreciation of material culture during the second century
  • Brings together diverse texts and images about religion, the body, and travel, to elicit new insights