Brill’s New Pauly

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I. Art and Architecture (CT)

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A. Introduction (CT)

The Italian Fascist image of Antiquity between 1922 and 1943 was first and foremost characterized by its use as a propaganda tool. The focus was almost entirely on the Rome of the Imperial Age and, most particularly, Rome under Augustus, who as a person and in his work was stylized and idolized in ever…

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Pisani, Salvatore (Florence), Cagnetta, Mariella (Bari RWG) and Schiano, Claudio (Bari RWG), “Fascism”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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