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Barbaric Splendour: The Use of Image Before and After Rome - 
      Toby F. Martin
    
      Wendy Morrison

Barbaric Splendour: The Use of Image Before and After Rome

Toby F. Martin (Redaktør) ; Wendy Morrison (Redaktør)

This book comprises a collection of essays comparing late Iron Age and Early Medieval art. Fundamentally, the book asks what making images meant on the fringe of the expanding or contracting Roman empire, particularly as the art from both periods drew heavily from – but radically transformed – imperial imagery. Les mer
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This book comprises a collection of essays comparing late Iron Age and Early Medieval art. Fundamentally, the book asks what making images meant on the fringe of the expanding or contracting Roman empire, particularly as the art from both periods drew heavily from – but radically transformed – imperial imagery.
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Forlag: Archaeopress
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Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9781789696592
Format: 28 x 20 cm
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Preface ;


Barbaric tendencies? Iron Age and early medieval art in comparison - Toby F. Martin ;


In the eye of the dragon: how the ancient Celts viewed the world - Laurent Olivier ;


Variations on a theme? Examining the repetition of patterns on British Iron Age art - Jody Joy ;


Changing perspectives in southwest Norwegian Style I - Elna Siv Kristoffersen and Unn Pedersen ;


Helmets and headaches: thoughts on the Staffordshire Hoard helmet - George Speake ;


'Magnificent was the cross of victory': the great gold cross from the Staffordshire Hoard - Chris Fern ;


The materiality of faces - Charlotte Behr ;


Insular numismatics: the relationship between ancient British and early Anglo-Saxon coins - Anna Gannon
Toby Martin currently works as a lecturer at Oxford University's Department for Continuing Education, where he specialises in adult and online education. His research concentrates on theoretical and interpretative aspects of material culture in Early Medieval Europe.



Wendy Morrison currently works for the Chilterns Conservation Board managing the NLHF funded Beacons of the Past Hillforts project, the UK's largest high-res archaeological LiDAR survey. She also is Senior Associate Tutor for Archaeology at the Oxford University Department for Continuing Education.