DEFACING THE PAST: DAMNATION AND DESECRATION IN IMPERIAL ROME. Dario Calomino.

DEFACING THE PAST: DAMNATION AND DESECRATION IN IMPERIAL ROME.

London: Spink, 2016. Tall 8vo, original pictorial card covers. xiii, (1), 231, (1) pages; illustrated in color. New. Item #6504

A fascinating examination of the “damnatio memoriae,” through which the historical legacy of an emperor or other prominent person was officially effaced, with coins melted, statues defaced, and records destroyed.

Price: $35.00

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