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Art in Rome

From Antiquity to the Present

Author(s): Julia C. Fischer

Book Description

This volume covers the major artistic and architectural masterpieces produced in Rome from antiquity up to the present day. It particularly considers art in ancient Rome, the Early Christian period, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance and Baroque periods, as well as more recent artistic productions. As such, it highlights the ongoing evolution of art in Rome.

Its fifteen chapters are organized topographically with each corresponding to a specific area of Rome and exploring sites and monuments within that location. Whenever possible, the chapters are also arranged chronologically. Therefore, many of the ancient monuments are examined in the beginning chapters, and then subsequent section move chronologically through the Early Christian period, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance, the Baroque, and modern periods.

With its engaging and informative writing, the volume will enhance students’ knowledge of Rome, allowing them to get as much out of their study abroad experience as possible. In addition, Art in Rome will appeal to scholars and erudite travelers, who want to extensively explore the many artistic monuments of Rome.


ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-3447-6
ISBN-10: 1-5275-3447-2
Date of Publication: 01/08/2019
Pages / Size: 294 / A5
Price: £61.99


Dr Julia C. Fischer is an Assistant Professor of Art History at Lamar University, USA. She received a BA Classics in Art History from Loyola University Chicago, an MA in Classical Archaeology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a PhD in Art History from Ohio State University, USA. Her research focuses on the iconography, reception, and propaganda of Roman Imperial cameos.