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The banquet in Palmyrene funerary contexts

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The aim of this study is to examine the range of sociocultural significances that banqueting reliefs had for the people of Palmyra, who commissioned and saw these images, in the first three centuries AD. The paper commences by exploring the various interpretations of what the iconography of reclining to dine meant at Palmyra. It then examines how and why the social level of patrons represented in these reliefs changed over time. These alterations in use are outlined here, because who was repr...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
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Author

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Editor
Publisher:
Peeters Publishers Publisher's website
Volume:
XXXVIII
Pages:
553-590
Series:
Colloquia Antiqua
Series number:
16
Host title:
Dining and Death: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the 'Funerary Banquet' in Ancient Art, Burial and Belief
Place of publication:
Leuven - Paris - Bristol
Publication date:
2018-08-02
Acceptance date:
2016-08-01
Event title:
Dining and Death. Interdisciplinary perspectives on the ‘Funerary Banquet’ in art, burial, and belief
Event location:
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Event start date:
2010-09-25T00:00:00Z
Event end date:
2010-09-26T00:00:00Z
Source identifiers:
952215
ISBN:
9789042932517
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:952215
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uuid:f55de39d-b823-4cbc-b684-213ecc40c55d
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pubs:952215
Deposit date:
2018-12-13

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