The mosaics of Roman Crete [electronic resource] : art, archaeology and social change / Rebecca J. Sweetman, University of St. Andrews
- Sweetman, Rebecca J.
- Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
- Physical Description:
- xxii, 378 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm.
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- License restrictions may limit access.
- Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. The archaeology of Crete; 3. Iconography of Cretan mosaics; 4. Date and distribution; 5. Urban and architectural contexts; 6. Mosaics of Crete: craftspeople, technology, and workshops; 7. The provincial view, globalization, and Christianization.
- "This book examines the rich corpus of mosaics created in Crete during the Roman and Late Antique eras"--
"This book examines the rich corpus of mosaics created in Crete during the Roman and Late Antique eras. It provides essential information on the style, iconography, and chronology of the material, as well as discussion of the craftspeople who created them and the technologies they used. The contextualized mosaic evidence also reveals a new understanding of Roman and Late Antique Crete. It helps shed light on the processes by which Crete became part of the Roman Empire, its subsequent Christianization, and the pivotal role the island played in the Mediterranean network of societies during these periods. This book provides an original approach to the study of mosaics and an innovative method of presenting a diachronic view of provincial Cretan society"--
- 9781107018402 (hardback)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-370) and index.
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