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In this research, initially released in Norway as Fra Principat Til Dominat, Professor L'Orange units down the essence of his concept at the the most important interval of transition from decentralization to standardization in civic and cultural life-a interval no longer in contrast to our own.

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Artwork varieties AND CIVIC lifestyles within the overdue ROMAN EMPIRE BLANK web page ART kinds AND CIVIC existence within the overdue ROMAN EMPIRE by means of H. P. L'ORANGE PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY PRINCETON college PRESS Copyright © 1965 Princeton collage Press ALL RIGHTS RESERVED L. C. Card: 6s-1o831 ISBN o-691-00Jos-X (paperback edn. ) ISBN o-691-oJ8o2-3 (hardcover edn. ) This ebook is a translation from the Norwegian of Fra Pricipat til Domina! , released at the same time in 1958 by way of H. Aschehoug & Co. f. YV. Nygaard), Oslo, Norway, and P. A. Norstedt & Soners Forlag, Stockholm, Sweden First PRINCETON PAPERBACK variation, 1972 Princeton collage Press books are published on acid-free paper and meet the tips for permanence and sturdiness of the Committee on creation guidance for e-book durability of the Council on Library assets ebook of this ebook has been aided by means of the Whitney Darrow booklet Reserve Fund of Princeton collage Press revealed within the u . s . a . sixteen 15 14 IJ 12 II 10 nine FOREWORD AN early element in my experiences of past due Antiquity i used to be struck through the marked similarity among the way the overdue old nation was once geared up and the predominating sorts of composition in either the figurative artwork and the structure of that interval. In my writings over the nearly thirty years i've got dedicated to the examine of overdue Antiquity, i've got many times drawn recognition to the truth that the disintegration of the conventional society of the sooner empire-the Principateand the resultant institution of a brand new order throughout the past due old empire-the Dominate-were observed within the realm of paintings round A. D. three hundred through a corresponding disintegration of classical culture and the . emergence of a brand new type of expression. a similar "system" expressed itself with an analogous structural styles within the lifetime of sensible association and in artwork. so as to research this challenge on a broader foundation and to adopt a comparative structural research as indicated above, i used to be granted in 1952 the Hoff-Farmand Scholarship through the college of Oslo. conditions resulted in interruptions and postponements which avoided me from finishing the learn till 1958. The paintings used to be released in Norwegian in 1958 with a supply from the Svenska Humanistiska Forbundet by means of P. A. Norstedt & Soners Forlag (Stockholm) and through H. Aschehoug & Co. (Oslo). I desire to exhibit my gratitude to the college of Oslo for the Hoff-Farmand Scholarship, to the Svenska Humanistiska Forbundet, to Princeton collage Press, which within the current version publishes the paintings in English, and at last to Professor Erik Sjoqvist and Professor Irving Lavin for his or her curiosity within the booklet and to Dr. and Mrs. Knut Berg, who generously translated it into English. H. P. L. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS For items owned via collections or museums, the owner provided the picture until one other resource is stated. In different instances, acknowledgment is made to the subsequent: Alinari: Figs. 10, sixty seven Alinari-Anderson: Figs. 17, 33, 35, 36, fifty one, fifty three Deutsches Archaologisches Institut, Rom: Figs.

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