Thursday, 4 October 2012

Colour and Meaning in the Ancient World

^Detail of the painted Prima Porta statue of Augustus source

Exclusively for Saturated Space: Please click on the link below for an original text written for Saturated Space by Professor Mark Bradley, Associate Professor of Ancient History at the University of Nottingham and author of Colour and Meaning in Ancient Rome. The article delves into the complex and varying relationship between language, culture and colour in different societies, and from different perspectives, from ancient Greece to Umberto Eco, via William Gladstone.


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