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The Roman Imperial Mausoleum in Late Antiquity
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THE ROMAN IMPERIAL MAUSOLEUM IN LATE ANTIQUITY
Cambridge University Press
9780521513715 - THE ROMAN IMPERIAL MAUSOLEUM IN LATE ANTIQUITY - By Mark J. Johnson
Table of Contents

Contents

List of Illustrations
vii
Preface
xiii
List of Abbreviations
xv
INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER ONE   THE EMPEROR IN DEATH
8
CHAPTER TWO   FROM TUMULUS TO DOMED ROTUNDA IN IMPERIAL MAUSOLEA
17
Mausoleum of Augustus, Rome
17
Templum Gentis Flaviae (Flavian Mausoleum), Rome
22
Column of Trajan, Rome
26
Mausoleum of Hadrian, Rome
30
Tomb of Gordian III, Zaitha
40
Mausoleum of Gallienus, Near Rome
42
The Imperial Mausoleum Transformed
48
CHAPTER THREE THE MATURE DOMED ROTUNDA – MAUSOLEA OF THE TETRARCHS
58
Mausoleum of Diocletian, Split
59
Mausoleum of Maximian (?) at San Vittore, Milan
70
Mausoleum of Galerius, Romuliana (Gamzigrad)
74
Mausoleum of the Mother of Maximin Daia (?), Šarkamen
82
Mausoleum of Maxentius, Rome
86
Tor de' Schiavi, Rome
93
Epilogue: Mausoleum of Julian, Tarsus
103
Site Selection for Late Roman Imperial Mausolea
104
Evolution of the Imperial Domed Rotunda Mausoleum
105
Space and Functions in Tetrarchic Imperial Mausolea
107
CHAPTER FOUR  MAUSOLEA OF THE CHRISTIAN EMPERORS
110
Mausoleum of Helena, Rome
110
Mausoleum of Constantine (Apostoleion), Constantinople
119
Mausoleum of Constans (?), Centcelles
129
Mausoleum of Constantina, Rome
139
Sant'Aquilino, Milan
156
Mausoleum of Honorius (Santa Petronilla), Rome
167
Epilogue: Other Christian Imperial Tombs
174
Sacred Site and Mausoleum
174
Figurative Decoration in Christian Imperial Mausolea
176
Placement of Sarcophagi
177
CHAPTER FIVE  SEPULCRA DIVORUM – SYMBOLISM AND CULT PRACTICES
180
CONCLUSION
195
APPENDIX A    LIST OF IMPERIAL MAUSOLEA IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER AND BURIALS CONTAINED THEREIN
199
APPENDIX B    “UBI SEPULTI SUNT”: THE BURIAL PLACES OF ROMAN EMPERORS AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES FROM CARACALLA (217) TO ANASTASIUS (518)
203
Notes
219
Select Bibliography
255
Index
293



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