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Professor Katherine Dunbabin FBA

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Art and society in the Roman Empire: Roman mosaics as documents of social and cultural history; the art of the Roman banquet; the imagery of spectacular entertainments


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  • Professor Emerita, Department of Classics, McMaster University

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