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Carmen heroum: Greek epic in Roman friezes

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Roman wallpainting has been the subject of innumerable studies from the eighteenth century to the present day, but the epic-themed friezes of Late Republican and Early Imperial Italy have been comparatively neglected throughout this history of scholarship. This thesis therefore seeks to examine the three painted and stucco Iliad friezes from Pompeii, all found on the Via dell'Abbondanza, and the Odyssey frescoes from a house on the Esquiline in Rome, as four examples of ...

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University of Oxford
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GLAM
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Ashmolean Museum
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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University of Warwick
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2018-02-17

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