The Resource Crisis and ambition : tombs and burial customs in third-century CE Rome, Barbara E. Borg

Crisis and ambition : tombs and burial customs in third-century CE Rome, Barbara E. Borg

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Crisis and ambition : tombs and burial customs in third-century CE Rome
Title
Crisis and ambition
Title remainder
tombs and burial customs in third-century CE Rome
Statement of responsibility
Barbara E. Borg
Title variation
Crisis & ambition
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
AU@
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Borg, Barbara
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG103
LC item number
.B675 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Burial
  • Tombs
  • Sepulchral monuments
  • Rome
  • Rome
Label
Crisis and ambition : tombs and burial customs in third-century CE Rome, Barbara E. Borg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: the third century -- Challenges -- Present approach -- 2. Traditional cemeteries and tombs -- House and terraced tombs -- Tombs of the social and financial elite -- Conclusions -- 3. Innovation and new designs -- Freestanding monuments -- Cruciform, apsidal, and circular tombs -- Conclusions -- 4. Underground tombs -- Family hypogea -- The Roman catacombs: a reassessment -- Christian hypogea -- Hypogea on imperial property -- Hypogea on private land -- Other collective hypogea -- Conclusions -- 5. Long-term use and re-use -- Long-term use of elite mausolea -- Non-elite tombs -- Legal re-use and change of ownership -- Re-use and usurpation -- Conclusions -- 6. Sarcophagi -- The deceased in formam deorum -- Mythological sarcophagi -- Entmythologisierung reconsidered -- Vita humana and status representation -- Happy days: Felicitas temporum -- Patrons -- Conclusions -- 7. Sarcophagi in context -- Tomb contexts with sarcophagi as primary feature -- Tomb contexts with sarcophagi as secondary feature -- Invisible sarcophagi -- Displaying and viewing sarcophagi -- 8. Interior decoration -- Mausoleum Z ad catacumbas -- Mausoleum M in Vaticano -- Hypogeum of the Nasonii -- Lost tomb at Porta Capena -- Tomb of the Aurelii -- Nuclei of the Priscilla Catacomb -- Biblical scenes -- Loculus marking and decoration -- Conclusions -- 9. Conclusions
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 308 pages, 8 pages of color plates
Isbn
9780199672738
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
^^2013444389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861973247
  • (OCoLC)ocn861973247
Label
Crisis and ambition : tombs and burial customs in third-century CE Rome, Barbara E. Borg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: the third century -- Challenges -- Present approach -- 2. Traditional cemeteries and tombs -- House and terraced tombs -- Tombs of the social and financial elite -- Conclusions -- 3. Innovation and new designs -- Freestanding monuments -- Cruciform, apsidal, and circular tombs -- Conclusions -- 4. Underground tombs -- Family hypogea -- The Roman catacombs: a reassessment -- Christian hypogea -- Hypogea on imperial property -- Hypogea on private land -- Other collective hypogea -- Conclusions -- 5. Long-term use and re-use -- Long-term use of elite mausolea -- Non-elite tombs -- Legal re-use and change of ownership -- Re-use and usurpation -- Conclusions -- 6. Sarcophagi -- The deceased in formam deorum -- Mythological sarcophagi -- Entmythologisierung reconsidered -- Vita humana and status representation -- Happy days: Felicitas temporum -- Patrons -- Conclusions -- 7. Sarcophagi in context -- Tomb contexts with sarcophagi as primary feature -- Tomb contexts with sarcophagi as secondary feature -- Invisible sarcophagi -- Displaying and viewing sarcophagi -- 8. Interior decoration -- Mausoleum Z ad catacumbas -- Mausoleum M in Vaticano -- Hypogeum of the Nasonii -- Lost tomb at Porta Capena -- Tomb of the Aurelii -- Nuclei of the Priscilla Catacomb -- Biblical scenes -- Loculus marking and decoration -- Conclusions -- 9. Conclusions
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 308 pages, 8 pages of color plates
Isbn
9780199672738
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
^^2013444389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861973247
  • (OCoLC)ocn861973247

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