Pliny on Art and Society

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Author  Jacob Isager
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   February 13, 1992
ISBN  0415069505
Pages  256

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Pliny sketches a theory of advancing moral decline and extravagance, in the course of which he gives a detailed account of six centuries of classical art and a fascinating sketch of the world of the rich Roman collector. Isager's is the first full treatment of this subject for over a hundred years.

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