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Gesture in Ancient Rome Anthony Corbeill. GESTURE IN ANCIENT ROME ANTHONY CORBEILL NATURE EMBODIED GESTURE IN ANCIENT ROME ANTHONY Corbeill Bodily gesture. NATURE EMBODIED Front Cover.

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Examining the tantalizing glimpses of ancient bodies offered by surviving Roman sculptures, paintings, and literary texts, Anthony Corbeill analyzes the role of gesture in medical and religious ritual, in the gladiatorial arena, in mourning practice, in aristocratic competition of the late Republic, and in the court of the emperor Tiberius.

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Pages: 526
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Pages: 100
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