Thesis icon

Thesis

Imperial portrait practice in the second century AD: Marcus Aurelius and Faustina the Younger

Abstract:

Case studies of Faustina the Younger’s and Marcus Aurelius’ portraits on coins and in sculpture demonstrate that a more flexible approach than currently allowed for is needed to describe ancient practices and processes behind the phenomenon of ‘replicated’ imperial portraits. Possible norms are investigated in this study, and an adjusted model of an imperial portrait ‘system’ in the second century A.D. is outlined.

Key concepts of the prevailing model are the assumption of an offici...

Expand abstract

Actions


Authors


Christian Niederhuber More by this author

Contributors

Role:
Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP