CROSS, Rodney

MRes Macquarie University 2015 Pages: 64

This blows : social and cultural perceptions of ancient Roman brass instruments and musicians

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This thesis evaluates the uses and sociocultural perceptions of the four main ancient Roman brass instruments : bucina, cornu, lituus and tuba, across a range of contexts including: gladiatorial games, religious festivals, funerals and the Roman army.

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