Hadrian: Art, Politics and Economy

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A collection of research into the Roman Emperor Hadrian.

Hadrian: Art, Politics and Economy presents new research by leading scholars on one of the most important Roman Emperors, covering a wide range of aspects of Hadrian's life and reign, including recent finds and their subsequent history and reception.

The papers collected here comment on a variety of topics including architecture, sculpture and numismatics concerning the Roman Empire as a whole, from Britain and Spain in the West to Turkey and Georgia in the East.

This book is a publication of the proceedings of the 2009 conference relating to the 2008 British Museum exhibition, Hadrian: Empire and Conflict.

Editor

Thorsten Opper is a curator of Greek and Roman sculpture at the British Museum and the author of Hadrian: Empire and Conflict.

  • Product Code: CMC0861591756
  • DESIGNER/ARTIST: Hadrian: Art, Politics and Economy
  • NUMBER OF PAGES: 260 pages
  • FORMAT: Paperback (Perfect bound, gloss laminated cover)
  • Size: A4
  • SUBTITLE: British Museum Research Publication No. 175
  • Illustrations: 100 colour and 100 greyscale illustrations
  • Subject: Research & Scholarly

A collection of research into the Roman Emperor Hadrian.

Hadrian: Art, Politics and Economy presents new research by leading scholars on one of the most important Roman Emperors, covering a wide range of aspects of Hadrian's life and reign, including recent finds and their subsequent history and reception.

The papers collected here comment on a variety of topics including architecture, sculpture and numismatics concerning the Roman Empire as a whole, from Britain and Spain in the West to Turkey and Georgia in the East.

This book is a publication of the proceedings of the 2009 conference relating to the 2008 British Museum exhibition, Hadrian: Empire and Conflict.

Editor

Thorsten Opper is a curator of Greek and Roman sculpture at the British Museum and the author of Hadrian: Empire and Conflict.

  • Product Code: CMC0861591756
  • DESIGNER/ARTIST: Hadrian: Art, Politics and Economy
  • PAGES: 260 pages
  • FORMAT: Paperback (Perfect bound, gloss laminated cover)