Traveling, in Theory: Movement as Metaphor in the Ancient Greek Andron

@article{Franks2014TravelingIT,
  title={Traveling, in Theory: Movement as Metaphor in the Ancient Greek Andron},
  author={Hallie M. Franks},
  journal={The Art Bulletin},
  year={2014},
  volume={96},
  pages={156 - 169}
}
Abstract Scholars have long acknowledged the capacity of imagery on Greek sympotic vases to participate in their context, treating symposiasts to tricks of the eye, puns, and metaphoric allusions. The potential of mosaic decoration in the Classical andron (the location of the private symposium) to participate in the symposium in a similarly active way has received less attention. A study of examples of mosaic iconography in combination with prescribed movements that took place during the… 
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