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This is often the definitive resource ebook for an individual attracted to dwelling with Arts and Crafts kind. In it, Pamela Todd celebrates William Morris's genius, providing a radical evaluate of his existence and occupation, and exhibiting how he envisaged and carried out schemes for interiors in his personal houses and people of others. a chain of 'Case reviews' explores six modern homes - from a contemporary London townhouse to a conventional Arts and Crafts domestic in Massachusetts - that experience and tailored Morris's dicta, brilliantly demonstrating how the fashion could be utilized to our surroundings this present day. The publication concludes with a accomplished style-sourcing part, in addition to a gazetteer of areas to go to for idea.

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XXX). A possibly even earlier example of the connection of Nemesis with the wheel may be found in the Archaic bronze wheel, bearing a dedicatory inscription of Herodoros, discovered in a well at the Nemesis sanctuary at Rhamnous (petrakos 1984,54, fig. 77). C. in an auxiliary commander's headquarters at Echzell, Germany (Schultz 1985, 104-105, figs. 114-15). Fortuna in the art of the Roman period, being confined to a painted altar from the time of Hadrian (Mielsch 1981,224, pI. 23), to a small number of statues, and to some coin issues bearing an image of Tyche as Panthea (Kajanto 1981, 520-21).

The initial association between the goddess and the griffin is perhaps most safely placed in the Roman Imperial period. The earliest welldated example is a Vespasianic wall painting in the House of the Fabii at Pompeii featuring Apollo as judge in a beauty contest between Venus and Vesper, and with a winged griffin resting its right forepaw on a wheel behind Apollo's right shoulder (Simon 1984,421; interpreted as a scene of Apollo, Bacchus and Venus by Elia 1962, 119-120). The next earliest evidence for the griffin with a wheel comes from Roman Egypt.

5), is evidence of an early association of griffins with the power of the Roman imperium (Simon 1962, 776-77). Nemesis Trampling on a Prostrate Figure Even more likely to evoke a connection with the power of the Roman emperor is an iconographic type of Nemesis which first appears in the reign of Trajan and in Egypt, that of the goddess trampling a prone figure. C. (Christiansen 1988, 152, 159, 176) (plate VI). 1O), where the preceding passage has made the statement "exigit a dignis ultrix Rhamnusia poenas".

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