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The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina

Early Evidence of Egyptian Religion in Italy (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World)

by P. G. P. Meyboom

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Egyptian Religion,
  • Middle & Near Eastern archaeology,
  • Sociology,
  • Mythology, Egyptian,
  • History - General History,
  • Pottery & Ceramics,
  • Italy,
  • Nile mosaic (Palestrina),
  • Ancient - General,
  • Archaeology,
  • History,
  • Influence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9076515M
    ISBN 109004101373
    ISBN 109789004101371


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The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina by P. G. P. Meyboom Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina: Early Evidence of Egyptian Religion in Italy [Meyboom, Paul G P] on FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina: Early Evidence of Egyptian Religion in ItalyCited by: The famous Nile Mosaic of Palestrina, ancient Praeneste in central Italy, dating to c.

BC, is one of the earliest large mosaics which have been preserved from the classical world. It presents a unique, comprehensive picture of Egypt and Nubia.

The interpretation of the mosaic is disputed, suggestions ranging from an exotic decoration to a topographical picture or a religious AbbreviationsBibliography:   The famous Nile Mosaic of Palestrina, ancient Praeneste in central Italy, dating to c.is one of the earliest large mosaics which have been preserved from the classical world.

It presents a unique, comprehensive picture of Egypt and Nubia. The interpretation of the mosaic is disputed. The famous Nile Mosaic of Palestrina, ancient Praeneste in central Italy, dating to c.is one of the earliest large mosaics which have been preserved from the classical world.

It presents a unique, comprehensive picture of Egypt and by:   The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina Early Evidence of Egyptian Religion in Italy E-Book ISBN: Publisher: Brill Online Publication Date: 01 Jan Subjects.

The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina Early Evidence of Egyptian Religion in Italy Series: Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, Volume: ; He wrote his twelve-book Church History, the critical edition of the surviving remnants of which is presented here in English translation, at the beginning of the fifth century as a revisionist history of the.

Discover Nile Mosaic of Palestrina in Palestrina, Italy: This splendid mosaic embodies ancient Rome's fascination with the exotic allure of ted Reading Time: 3 mins. The Mosaic of the Nile in Palestrina is one of the greatest masterpieces of Hellenistic mosaic great visual impact, also for its size, every year it attracts thousands of tourists and scholars from all over the world.

This artistic jewel located in the Roman countryside is visible at the National Archaeological Museum of The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina book, just a few kilometers from ted Reading Time: 5 mins. Nile Mosaic of Palestrina originally is a floor mosaic dating around BC.

Its size is x meters and it is from the classical world, also preserved well. Besides, it is an early example of Egyptian influence on Hellenistic style in Italy. As well, it represents the Ptolemaic Egypt and topographical identification of the Nile ted Reading Time: 6 mins.

The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina Early Evidence of Egyptian Religion in Italy Series: Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, Volume: ; E-Book ISBN: Publisher: Brill Print Publication Date: Author: Paul G.

Meyboom. The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina. The Palestrina Mosaic is one of the most beautiful Ancient Dinosaur Depictions we have come across. Above right is the full piece with Dino Dave Woetzel standing alongside to give it some scale (click to enlarge to full size). But the lighting in the Palazzo Barberini does not due it full justice and the.

Scholars have long debated when, why and how the famous Nile Mosaic came to be laid in Praeneste, modern Palestrina, a town situated just 23 miles east of Rome. In the original introduction to his monograph on the mosaic, Paul Meyboom resolved to reach more definite conclusions in response to these important questions.

The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina, dating to c.The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina book a unique and enigmatic picture of Egypt. This study demonstrates that the mosaic depicts rituals connected with the yearly inundation of Egypt, and will explain how it was that such scenes could be found in.

The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina, ancient Praeneste in central Italy, dating to about BC, is one of the earliest large mosaics which have been preserved from the classical world. Interpretation of the mosaic is disputed, suggestions ranging from the exotic decoration to a.

of the Nile mosaic in the Temple of Fortune at Palestrina. In his description of the temple and its history, Volsco cites Cicero, Pausanias and Strabo.

7 When he mentions the mosaic, his source, although unnamed, is clearly Pliny. In his account of mosaic flooring in Book xxxvi of.

The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina is likely one of the first of several mosaics in Italy with a Nile theme. Description. The Nile Mosaic is clearly divided into two separate parts. The upper part represents the wild and exotic territories that were known to the Greeks as Nubia or Aethiopia, the land of the burnt faces.

Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins. The Nile mosaic of Palestrina is an ancient mosaic depicting the Nile from Ethiopia to the Mediterranean.

It is dated to around BCE, and is thought to have been the work of Demetrius the Topographer, a Greek artist from Ptolemaic Egypt who visited Rome. The mosaic is located in the city of ted Reading Time: 10 mins.

The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina. The Nile mosaic of Palestrina, dated from about BC, is of the late Hellenistic style (i.it is made of very small tesserae). It was originally covering part of the floor of a Roman Shrine dedicated to the Goddess Fortuna.

The Nile Mosaic. x m (19 x 14')Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. THE NILE MOSAIC P. MEYBOOM: The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina. Early Evidence of Egyptian Religion in Italy. (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, ) Pp.

ix 98 illustrations. Leiden, New York, Cologne: E. Brill, Cased, Gld. The famous Nile Mosaic of Palestrina in central Italy is 'one of the earliest large. Hardback US The famous Nile Mosaic of Palestrina, ancient Praeneste in central Italy, dating to c.is one of the earliest large mosaics which have been preserved from the classical world.

It presents a unique, comprehensive picture of Egypt and Nubia. The interpretation of the mosaic is disputed, suggestions ranging from an 5(2). The Palestrina Mosaic with a Nile SceneNile SceneBarberini Mosaic. This mosaic was part of the floor of a grotto in Palestrina, near Rome, dates to c. BCE and is an example of the interest that Roman artists and elites began to take in Ptolemaic Egypt during the 2nd and 1st Centuries BCE.

It portrays life on the Nile during a flood and its figures include exotic animals, Greek Ptolemaic soldiers, and Aethiopian hunters. The Nile is the longest river in the world, stretching northwards for approximately 4, miles from East Africa to the Mediterranean.

In addition to Egypt, it flows through the African countries of Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, DR Congo, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia.

Nilotic art like the first century Nile Mosaic of Palestrina detailed Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. The Nile mosaic of Palestrina (also known as the Barberine mosaic) is a × m large antique picture mosaic from the sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia in Praeneste, today's Palestrina, and is the best preserved and most important ancient Nile landscape.

A version reconstructed from fragments is in the Museo Nazionale Prenestino, the former Palazzo Barberini-Colonna. the feasts of the nile flood and the new year in the canopus decree and the assuan stele (, nn.) In: The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina Author: Paul G.

MeyboomAuthor: Paul G. Meyboom. 17 P. Meyboom, The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina, Early Evidence of Eygptian Religion in Italy (Leiden ) 27, 30, figs. 6, 15; Ling, Anicent Mosaics 32; Dunbabin, Mosa fig. 47 18 U. Lux, Die Apostel-Kirche in Madba, ZDPV () 64, at ; Piccirillo, Mosaics of Jordanpls.

80, 81, 92 19 S. Saller, The.   This book belongs to the same tradition that the Palestrina Mosaic symbolizes: the whole worlds fascination for the rivers role and significance.

It is a history book about the development of civilization and a travel narrative told from the worlds longest river. It was necessary as the mosaic had been damaged in the war. It can now be found in the Palazzo Barberini, the museum of Palestrina. The Berlin fragment depicts a banquet under a pergola.

On box-shaped, upholstered klinai, positioned on the banks of the Nile, two groups of people are seen drinking and making music. Mosaic from the House of the Faun depicting a Nilotic scene. Such scenes were influenced by the famous Nile mosaic at Palestrina, Italy, c BC.

Detail of the Nile mosaic of Praeneste from the sanctuary of the goddess Fortuna Primigenia. 80 BC. x cm. Barberini Palace, Palestrina, Italy.

The aerial view of Palestrina and the plate of the Nile mosaic were signed by Agapito de Bernardini. : 51 The maps in the book were the work of Innocenzo Mattei.

The book also reused a number of earlier illustrations from previously published works, by. The Nile mosaic of Palestrina is a mosaic originally constructed in the ancient Roman age, in Palestrina in Italia. It depicts an imaginary scene from Egypt, showing various fantastical animals, such as a snake with multiple heads, an animal with an ungulate's body but a crocodile's head, a hippopotamus, and a person with a human body but the head of a Set animal rowing a canoe.

The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina, dating to c.presents a unique and enigmatic picture of Egypt. This study demonstrates that the mosaic depicts rituals connected with the yearly inundation of Egypt, and will explain how it was that such scenes could be found in Central Italy at this early date.

In the mosaic had to be reassembled once again after suffering bombing damage in World War II. Today it is on view in the Palazzo Barberini, the museum at Palestrina. The Berlin fragment depicts a feast under a pergola. Two groups of banqueters drink and make music on an island in the Nile, lying on boxy klinai topped with cushions.

The inundated Nile is the most prominent element of the mosaic and Dr. Shubert explored the different viewpoints in the geographic arrangement of reading the mosaic.

Some see Alexandria and the rivers opening into the Mediterranean as the bottom right scene in the mosaic, while at the top the viewer would find themselves looking at the Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Nile mosaic, Palestrina The work of craftsmen from Alexandria, its tiny tiles create a vast (about m x m or 19ft x 14 ft for those of you who like numbers) landscape detailing elements of the Nile.

The Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia at Palestrina (ancient Praeneste) in Italy was built in the 2nd century BCE to honor the goddess Isis and the goddess Fortuna. The massive site spans a mountainside, built with Roman cement or pozzolana, and remains a rare example of an intact pagan temple complex.

The design reflects Hellenistic and Egyptian influences and was the site of the Nile Mosaic Author: Teresa Fava Thomas. Off the central piazza in Palestrina is a hidden jewel; a dark flight of stairs takes you into the open space that was the heart of the temple complex where the Nile Mosaic was found.

You can admire the architectural mishmash reflecting thousands of years of building, and a mosaic. The second floor is dedicated to the necropoli and sanctuaries, while the third floor contains a large polychrome mosaic depicting the flooding of the Nile (Nile mosaic of Palestrina).

Culture. Palestrina was the home town of the 3rd-century Roman writer Aelian, and of the great 16th-century composer Giovanni Pierluigi da y: Italy.

An alleged theropod dinosaur in the Nile Mosaic of Palestrina is a mammal, possibly an otter. An alleged dinosaur in a Pompeii fresco is a crocodile. Herodotus' description of winged snakes is anatomically incompatible with pterosaurs and possibly refers to cobras. Alleged pterosaurs on an Alexandrian coin are winged by: 4.

Oxbow Books is the world's leading publisher, distributor and bookseller in archaeology and the ancient world. "The Nile Mosaic of Palestrina Reconsidered: the Problematic Reconstruction, Identification and Dating of the So-called Lower Complex with the Nile Mosaic and Fish Mosaic of Ancient Praeneste", in: La Mosaïque greco-romaine, IX, Volume I.

École française de Rome, Morlier, Hélène et al, editors. Pages ^ The Nile Mosaic of PalestrinaAuthor: World Heritage Encyclopedia. Explores some of the important sites along the Nile like the temples and tombs, the quarries and the pyramids, the cities and the farms.

This book examines the objects that the Egyptians left behind to tell us about their lives. It includes a fold-out pictorial map that shows in detail Egypt and the Nile .The Palestrina Mosaic or Nile mosaic of Palestrina is a late Hellenistic floor mosaic depicting the Nile in its passage from the Blue Nile to the mosaic was part of a Classical sanctuary-grotto in Palestrina, a town east of Ancient Rome, in central has a width of metres and a height of metres and provides a glimpse into the Roman fascination with ancient.