Saturday, August 14, 2010

The Face of Captive Greece in Rome // NYT Arts Review

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By Roderick Conway Morris

The influx of Greek culture into Rome between the late third and first centuries B.C. as a result of the expansion of the empire, which brought southern Italy, Sicily, Greece and Asia Minor within its borders, is the subject of “Roman Days: The Age of Conquest.” This is the first in a series of five projected annual exhibitions at the Capitoline Museums on the development of ancient Roman visual arts and architecture from the early days to the fall of the western empire.

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