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From the Palatine to Pirro Ligorio

'From the Palatine to Pirro Ligorio'

  • Date05 January 2024

RHUL Classics are happy to share that Amanda Claridge's memorial volume was published on the 21st December and is now available.

'From the Palatine to Pirro Ligorio: Architectural, sculptural and antiquarian studies in memory of Amanda Claridge (1949-2022)’ was edited by Glynn J. C. Davis, Janet DeLaine, Zena Kamash (RHUL Classics), and Charlotte R. Potts. The memorial volume contains a large number of contributions, including a co-authored article by Jari Pakkanen and Amanda Claridge, 'Mapping the sand dunes and modelling Rome’s maritime facade at Castelorziano’.


Part 1. Architecture and sculpture of Latium and Rome

Stephen Smith - Mouldings in early religious architecture in Latium and the construction of identity

Eugenio La Rocca - The Round Temple in the Forum Boarium: some notes

Robert Coates-Stephens - The Colossus of Nero and the Pantheon in the Chronicle tradition

Matthias Bruno - Su un fusto di colonna intarsiato in bigio africanato dalla Fossa Traiana (Ostia)

Patrizio Pensabene - Architectural decoration in the Roman provinces: notes on local traditions and their relationship with ‘official’ art

The Temple of Apollo Palatinus

A. Janet DeLaine - The temple of Apollo: an unfinished project

B. Martin Goalen - Reconstructing the Temple of Palatine Apollo

C. Stephen Kay and Elena Pomar - Geophysical survey of the Temple of Palatine Apollo

Paolo Liverani - The Basilica Apostolorum: success and failure of the early Christian ambulatory basilica

Part 2. Castelporziano and the Vicus Augustanus Laurentinus

Nicholas Purcell - The archetype of the imperial estate? Augustus and the Ager Laurens

Janet DeLaine - The supply of brick and tile to the Vicus Augustanus Laurentinus and the surrounding villas on the Laurentine shore

Jari Pakkanen and Amanda Claridge - Mapping the sand dunes and modelling Rome’s maritime facade at Castelorziano

Part 3. Rome and the antiquarians

Ian Campbell - Pirro Ligorio's Paradosse and the location of the Forum

Blair Fowlkes Childs - Jupiter Dolichenus and religious change in Rome in the late 1st c. A.D.: a re-evaluation of CIL VI 422* and Pirro Ligorio’s reputation as a forger

Cecile Evers and Giovan Battista Fidanza - The Barberini Bronze of Septimius Severus: the Pope, his antiquarian, the artists and the engineer

Elizabeth Bartman - Last Laugh: Wallace’s ‘Laughing Faun’ revisited

Susan Walker - Wilshere Avenue: from Hertfordshire to Rome in the later 19th century

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