AIA / SCS Joint Annual Meeting

San Francisco, January 6-9, 2016



AIA Session 7E: Pliny’s History of Ancient Art: Toward a Contextual Perspective

Organizers: Gianfranco Adornato, Kenneth Lapatin.


  • The Templum Pacis and Religion in Vespasianic Rome
    (John Robert Senseney, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Statues in Circulation: Mapping Pliny’s Rome
    (Eve D’Ambra, Vassar College)
  • Pliny’s Various Scales of Value
    (Michael Koortbojian, Princeton University)
  • Eiko-nomia: Defining monetary values and aesthetic canons of Greek art in Roman society
    (Gianfranco Adornato, Scuola Normale Superiore);
  • Fragments on Greek artists, fragments of Greek artists: a new approach
    (Eva Falaschi, Scuola Normale Superiore).

Respondents: Kenneth Lapatin (J. Paul Getty Museum), Christopher Hallett (University of California, Berkeley).