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This book provides a new interpretation of Nemrud Dag, a key Hellenistic monument with both Greek and Persian elements. It develops a novel approach to understanding relations between visual style and constructing identity in antiquity, and will be important for those interested in cultural dynamics, dynastic propaganda and ancient globalisation.
Epitaphs of the Great War Passchendaele is an edited collection of headstone inscriptions from the graves of those killed during the Third Battle of Ypres - Passchendaele.
By Peter Hicks
"This is the first English translation of Francesco Sansovino''s 1521-1586 celebrated guide to Venice, which was first published in 1561. One of the earliest books to describe the monuments of Venice for inquisitive travelers, Sansovino''s guide was written at a time when St. Mark''s Piazza was in the process of...
Written in easily accessible prose, this book captures how we have come to remember one of the most popular presidents in modern American history. It is directed toward a general audience of educated readers, and toward graduate and undergraduate students in disciplines ranging from history and sociology to political science...
Intended for specialists and students of Architecture, Art History and History, this volume contains papers on functional and ideological aspects of palace architecture, art and ceremonial in the Roman imperial tradition in its broadest geographical and chronological limits, from the Principate through Late Antiquity, Byzantium, and more.