Antiquity and its Interpreters

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Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   March 29, 2012
ISBN  1107403855
Pages  342

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Antiquity and Its Interpreters examines how the physical and textual remains of the ancient Romans were viewed and received by writers, artists, and cultural makers of early modern Italy. The case studies analyze specific texts, the archaeological projects that made "antiquity" available, the revival of art history and theory, and the appropriation of antiquities to serve social ideologies, among other topics.

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