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Enemies of Rome: Barbarians through Roman Eyes
I. M. Ferris (au). The history of the Roman Empire was one of conflict with, & victory over, the various ‘barbarian’ peoples whose lands lay adjacent to the Roman empire. The enemies of Rome were a recurring theme in Roman art. There are countless surviving sculptures, reliefs, pieces of metalwork & jewelry which take as their subject these barbarian peoples. The book examines the literary & historical background to these works, exposing the deep-seated Roman fear of the barbarian or ‘primitive’. Analyzes the development of an artistic tradition that reflected the increasing power of barbarians within the empire, & demonstrates that, as the empire declined, the savage characteristics of the barbarians came to be portrayed as virtues rather than vices. Ill.
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