Birds in Mosaics. A study of representation of Birds in Hellenistic and Romano-Campanian Tesselated Mosaics to the Early Augustan Age

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Autore: Antero Tammisto
Anno edizione: 1997
Collana: Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae, 18
Isbn: 951-96902-4-7
Materie: Archeologia
Formato: 21,5x27,5
Pagine: 524

Primo volume del corpus degli uccelli nei mosaici e nelle pitture ellenistiche e romano-campane. Un analisi storico-artistica ed ornitologicamente sistematica dei motivi ornitologici per un totale di 346 uccelli in circa settanta mosaici con un catalogo tipologico e descrittivo, un ampio apparato di note con riferimenti sugli uccelli nella pittura romano-campana e nelle fonti letterarie, sette appendici con liste tassonomiche e degli emblemata pompeiani, bibliografia e quattro indici topografici, ornitologici (con nomi greci e latini e lingue moderne) e fonti letterarie.

Sommario:

Introduction: The Aim of the Work; Methodological Principles and Problems Concerning the Identification of Birds Represented; Earlier Research. Bird in Hellenistic and Romano-Campanian Mosaics to the Early Augustan Age by their Contextual Subject Tipology: Introduction; Birds in Landscapes (cat.ls1-4, cat.mf1-4); Birds in Waterscapes (cat.ss1-4, cat.ns1-11); Birds in Garden Scenes? (Cat. gs1-3); Birds in Still-Lifes (cat. DM1-ES1); Birds among Floral Decorative Elements (cat. GA1-4, cat.SC1-10, cat.RO1-2); Birds among Geometric Decoration (cat.GM1-7). Identifiability, Taxonomic and Contextual Distribution of the Avifaunal Repertory of Hellenistic and Romano-Campanian Mosaics: Introduction; The Taxonomic Distribution of Specimens According to Orders and Mosaics; Identifiability; Tipological Distribution: Contextual Importance and Distribution of Birds Motifs; Tipological Relations; Regional and Architectonic Distribution; Relations with the Avifaunal Repertories of Pebble Mosaics and Romano-Campanian Wall Paintings; Significance; Relations with Literary Sources. Conclusions. Footnotes. Catalogue of Bird Motifs in Hellenistic and Romano-Campanian Mosaics to the Early Augustan Age Discussed in Chapter 2. Appendices. Abbreviations & Bibliography with Short Titles. Indices. List of Figures. Plates.