Ephesus (Antiquity), Roman Painting of the Imperial Period
Author(s) : Tsonaka Konstantina (28/2/2003)Translation : Nakas Ioannis
For citation: Tsonaka Konstantina, "Ephesus (Antiquity), Roman Painting of the Imperial Period ",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=8323>
The wall paintings of the houses of Ephesus, which belong to the period from the 1st until the 6th centuries AD, are splendid examples of the Pompeian painting. Most of them are dated between 400 and 450 AD.
1. Location and dating of the paintings
2. Description and arrangement of mural decoration
2.1 1st century AD- 3rd century AD
2.2 End of 3rd century AD- 5th century AD
3. Description of the successive layers of mural decoration
4. Mural decoration as evidence for the use of space
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