By Ida Ostenberg

Staging the area is an illustrated learn of the Roman triumphal procession in its capability as spectacle and function. Ida Ostenberg analyses how Rome offered and perceived the defeated on parade. Spoils, captives, and representations are the items, and the fundamental inquiries to be requested crisis either contents and context: What used to be displayed? How was once it paraded? What used to be the reaction? The triumph was once a crowded civic party, while spectators met with
coins from Spain and Asia, Jewish temple treasures, silver plate and furnishings from opulent royal feasts, timber from japanese gardens, Punic elephants showing as in conflict, kings, lengthy recognized by means of identify in simple terms, and ferocious barbarians wearing outlandish costumes. Ostenberg goals to teach what tales the Roman
triumph advised concerning the defeated and what rules it transmitted approximately Rome itself.

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