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“Commenting on the Siluae: The Visual Dimension”

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Lunch Lecture

Date

April 27, 2018

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Please RSVP by Monday, April 23rd to eileenrobinson@princeton.edu

Speaker & Affiliation

Kathleen Coleman (Harvard University)

Time/Location

12:00 pm
161 East Pyne

Description

This paper seeks to demonstrate that in the Siluae Statius captures with remarkable verbal economy and precision the exuberance of the material world surrounding his patrons. The diction of selected case-studies is illustrated with examples from wall painting, mosaics, sculpture, and the luxury arts.