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Author Beckmann, Martin, 1971- author.

Title The Column of Marcus Aurelius : the genesis & meaning of a Roman imperial monument / Martin Beckmann
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (ix, 248 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in the history of Greece and Rome
Studies in the history of Greece and Rome.
Contents The date and purpose of the column -- The dust of northern warfare : choice of location -- Form & function -- Planning & construction -- The frieze : concept & draft -- Carving the frieze -- The frieze as history -- The frieze as art -- Viewing the column -- Epilogue : the columns of Trajan, Marcus Aurelius, and Arcadius
Summary Standing in the shadow of Trajan's Column, the Column of Marcus Aurelius has been little studied & poorly understood. Martin Beckmann explores the extensive frieze as a historical source & reconstructs the creative process behind it
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-242) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Column of Marcus Aurelius (Rome, Italy)
Column of Marcus Aurelius (Rome, Italy) -- History
Relief (Sculpture), Ancient -- Italy -- Rome
Friezes -- Italy -- Rome
Monuments -- Social aspects -- Rome -- History
Monuments -- Political aspects -- Rome -- History
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Rome -- History
ARCHITECTURE -- Buildings -- Landmarks & Monuments.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- Rome.
Column of Marcus Aurelius (Rome, Italy)
Imperialism -- Social aspects
Monuments -- Political aspects
Relief (Sculpture), Ancient
SUBJECT Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Rome -- History -- Marcus Aurelius, 161-180.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D.
Subject Italy -- Rome
Rome (Empire)
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010047523
ISBN 9780807877777