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Author Ă–stenberg, Ida.

Title Staging the world : spoils, captives, and representations in the Roman triumphal procession / Ida Ă–stenberg
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 327 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation
Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation.
Contents Spoils -- Captives -- Representations -- Staging the World
Summary An illustrated study of the Roman triumphal procession which asks the questions: What was displayed? How was it paraded? What was the response? Ida Ostenberg analyses the stories the Roman triumph told about the defeated and the ideas it transmitted about Rome itself. - ;Staging the World is an illustrated study of the Roman triumphal procession in its capacity as spectacle and performance. Ida Ostenberg analyses how Rome presented and perceived the defeated on parade. Spoils, captives, and representations are the objects, and the basic questions to be asked concern both contents and context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-315) and index
Notes Text in English with passages in ancient Greek and Latin followed by English translations
Print version record
Subject Processions -- Rome.
Rome -- Civilization.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191568783 (electronic bk.)
9780191568787 (electronic bk.)