Roman Art

A Resource for Educators

Nancy L. Thompson

View Inside Price: $79.95


November 28, 2007
216 pages, 8 1/2 x 11
58 b/w + 72 color illus.
ISBN: 9780300126945
Mixed media product

Published in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This fully illustrated resource introduces K–12 teachers and their students to the rich cultural legacy of Roman art. It includes a discussion of the relevance of Rome to the modern world, a short historical overview, and descriptions of forty-five works of art in the Museum's Roman collection organized in three thematic sections: Power and Authority in Roman Portraiture; Myth, Religion, and the Afterlife; and Daily Life in Ancient Rome. This invaluable kit also provides lesson plans and classroom activities, map, bibliographies, a glossary, posters, and a CD-ROM containing digital images. Also included is the book Art of the Classical World in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome.