Saturday 29th September 2018 10:30am-4:30pm
“Look on my works, ye mighty and despair”: Depictions of the Kings in Ancient History
Image is power! In this study day MAES members Sarah Griffiths and Michael Tunnicliffe explore art as propaganda. How did ancient kings and rulers manipulate their iconography and architecture? And how did this change over time? Discover more in 4 lectures:
- Amenhotep III: The Many Faces of the Dazzling Sun King
- Depicting Pharaonic Power in the Hellenised World
- Herod the Great: Projecting Power without Images
- Royal Iconography in the Late Roman and Byzantine periods
MANCENT study day with Sarah Griffiths, Michael Tunnicliffe, Birgitta Hoffman and Jo Backhouse exploring kingly iconography in ancient Egypt, the Roman Empire and Biblical Palestine.
Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester, M2 1NL
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