This book offers the first comprehensive study of the funerary
monuments made for the Roman emperors. These monuments, which
include the Mausoleum of Augustus, Trajan's Column, and the Column
of Marcus Aurelius, are among the best known and most extensively
excavated and documented structures of Roman antiquity. Because of
their diversity of forms and decorative programs, however, they
have been examined in isolation from one another and from a... more...