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Durham University

Department of Classics and Ancient History


Dr Edmund Thomas - all publications

Authored book

  • Thomas, Edmund (Forthcoming). Keystones: Dialogues between Architecture, Philosophy, and Politics.
  • Thomas, Edmund (Forthcoming). Words on Buildings: Relations between Architecture and Text since Antiquity. Oxford University Press.
  • Biddle, Martin, Clayre, Beatrice, Keene, Derek, Morris, Francis & Thomas, Edmund (2017). Historic Towns Atlas: Winchester. The Historic Towns Trust and the Winchester Excavations Committee.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2007). Monumentality and the Roman Empire: Architecture in the Antonine Age. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Edited book

Chapter in book

  • Thomas, Edmund (Planned). Movement Through Ruins: Re-experiencing the Antique in Eighteenth-Century Travelogues. In Skelton, Kimberley Amsterdam University Press.
  • Thomas, Edmund (Accepted). The Theatres of Gaius Curio and the Evolution of the Baroque. In Architecture and Text. Fane-Saunders, Peter Cambridge Universuty Press.
  • Foegen, Thorsten & Thomas, Edmund (2017). Interactions between Animals and Humans in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Introduction. In Interactions between Animals and Humans in Graeco-Roman Antiquity. Foegen, Thorsten & Thomas, Edmund Berlin: De Gruyter. 1-18.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2017). Performance Space. In The Oxford Handbook of the Second Sophistic. Johnson, William A. & Richter, Daniel S. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 181-201.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2017). Urban Geographies of Human-Animal Relations in Classical Antiquity. In Interactions between Animals and Humans in Graeco-Roman Antiquity. Foegen, Thorsten & Thomas, Edmund Berlin: De Gruyter. 339-368.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2015). Roman Architecture as Art?. In A Companion to Roman Art. Borg, Barbara Wiley Blackwell. 344-364.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2015). The beauties of architecture. In A companion to ancient aesthetics. Destrée, Pierre & Murray, Penelope Wiley Blackwell. 274-290.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2014). On the Sublime in architecture. In Art and Rhetoric in Roman Culture. Elsner, Jaś & Meyer, Michel Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 37-88.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2013). Introduction: Religious Architecture in the Roman Empire, East and West. In Cities and Gods: Religious Space in Transition. Kaizer, Ted, Leone, Anna, Thomas, Edmund & Witcher, Robert Peeters Publishers. 7-8.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2013). The Severan Period. In A Companion to Roman Architecture. Ulrich, Roger & Quenemoen, Caroline Wiley-Blackwell. 82-105.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2013). Translating Roman architecture into Greek regional identities. In Les Grecs héritiers des Romains – The Greeks Heirs of the Romans 59e Entretiens sur l’Antiquité classique de la Fondation Hardt du 27 au 31 août 2012. Schubert, Paul Geneva: Fondation Hardt. 59: 147-202.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2011). ‘Houses of the dead’? Columnar sarcophagi as ‘micro-architecture’. In Life, death and representation: some new work on Roman sarcophagi. Elsner, Jas & Huskinson, Janet Berlin: De Gruyter. 387-435.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2010). Architecture. In The Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies. Barchiesi, Alessandro & Scheidel, Walter Oxford University Press. 838-858.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2007). Metaphor and identity in Severan architecture: the Septizodium between reality and fantasy. In Severan Culture. Swain, Simon, Harrison, Stephen & Elsner, Jas Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 327-367.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2006). 'Atrium', 'Palace', 'Portico', 'Forum'. In The Harvard Companion to the Classical Tradition. Grafton, Anthony, Most, Glenn & Settis, Salvatore Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
  • Thomas, Edmund (2004). From the Pantheon of the Gods to the Pantheon of Rome. In Pantheons: Transformations of a monumental idea. Wrigley, R. & Craske, M. Aldershot: Ashgate. 11-34.
  • Thomas, Edmund (1998). AB URBE CONDITA TRI[.]: A new commemoration of the imperial tribunician powers from the imperial vicus (Castelporziano). In Castelporziano III: Campagne di scavo e restauro 1987-1991. Lauro, Maria Giuseppina Rome: Viella. 137-149.

Journal Article

Conference Paper

  • Thomas, Edmund (1994), The monumentality of the basilica stoa at Thera and Antoninus Pius, in Xavier Dupré i Raventó&s eds, International Association of Classical Archaeology La ciutat en el món romà actes XIV Congrés Internacional d'Arqueologia Clàssica = La ciudad en el mundo romano: actas XIV Congreso Internacional de Arqueología Clásica. Tarragona, Spain, Comitè Organitzador del XIV C.I.A.C., Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Tarragona.

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