Roman funerary monuments - for iPad/Mac/PC

Roman funerary monuments - for iPad/Mac/PC

The Open University

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How and what can we learn from fragments? Thousands of fragmented inscriptions survive from the ancient city of Rome, the majority of which are funerary inscriptions or epitaphs from tombs. This album looks at the impact of funerary monuments. From the Mausoleum of Emperor Augustus, to the more humble tombs of freed slaves, these monuments reveal a great deal about the people and families commemorated. Examining the type, scale, location, decorat...Read More
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Roman funerary monuments

09 Nov 2009 | 59 secs

Roman funerary monum...

09 Nov 2009 | 59 secs

Fragments as clues

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 25 secs

Fragments as clues

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 25 secs

Cemeteries in the Roman w...

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 45 secs

Cemeteries in the Ro...

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 45 secs

Funerary monuments

09 Nov 2009 | 08 mins 14 secs

Funerary monuments

09 Nov 2009 | 08 mins 14 secs

Epitaphs and sculptures

09 Nov 2009 | 04 mins 09 secs

Epitaphs and sculptu...

09 Nov 2009 | 04 mins 09 secs

Constructing identity

09 Nov 2009 | 04 mins 53 secs

Constructing identit...

09 Nov 2009 | 04 mins 53 secs

Family tombs

09 Nov 2009 | 06 mins 36 secs

Family tombs

09 Nov 2009 | 06 mins 36 secs

The living and the dead

09 Nov 2009 | 03 mins 12 secs

The living and the d...

09 Nov 2009 | 03 mins 12 secs