War suffused roman life to a degree unparalled in other ancient societies although the place of war in ancient roman culture has been the subject of many studies this book is the first to examine how romans represented war in both visual imagery and in literary accounts. Representations of war in ancient rome war suffused ancient roman life in a way unparalleled in other ancient societies through a combination of obsessive discipline and frenzied though carefully orchestrated brutality romes armies conquered most of the lands stretching from scotland to syria and the black sea to gibraltar. War suffused roman life to a degree unparalleled in other ancient societies although the place of war in ancient roman culture has been the subject of many studies this book examines how romans represented war in both visual imagery and in literary accounts spanning a broad chronological range from the mid fourth century bc to the third century ad the essays in this. The transformation of victory into power tonio holscher siege narrative in livy jonathan p roth roman aesthetics and the spoils of syracuse myles mcdonnell domi militiaeque roman domestic aesthetics and war booty in the republic katherine e welch the origins of the roman scaenae frons and the architecture of triumphal games . Find many great new used options and get the best deals for representations of war in ancient rome 2006 hardcover at the best online prices at ebay free shipping for many products
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