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By Martin Henig

With the aid of over a hundred illustrations, lots of them little recognized, Martin Henig indicates that the artwork produced in Britannia--particularly within the golden age of past due Antiquity--rivals that of alternative provinces and merits comparability with the paintings of metropolitan Rome. The originality and breadth of Henig's examine is proven through its systematic assurance, embracing either the foremost arts--stone and bronze statuary, wall-painting and mosaics--and such utilized arts as jewelery-making, silversmithing, furnishings layout, determine pottery, collectible figurines and appliques. the writer explains how many of the workshops have been equipped, the half performed through patronage and the alterations that happened within the fourth century.

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