Track 1: The Arts Past and Present: Mosaics

A short introduction to this album.


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Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 The Arts Past and Present: Mosaics    A short introduction to this album. Play now The Arts Past and Present: Mosaics
2 Mosaics at Brading Villa    Mosaic Artist Catherine Parkinson goes to visit a Roman Villa, Brading, on the Isle of Wight Play now Mosaics at Brading Villa
3 The Astronomer    The iconography in this mosaic reveals more than meets the eye. Play now The Astronomer
4 The Cockheaded Man    A mosaic like today's political cartoons. Play now The Cockheaded Man
5 Orpheus    Clues that this mosaic was made in a hurry. Play now Orpheus
6 The Shepherd    A mosaic depicting a castrated shepherd and a nymph Play now The Shepherd
7 Medusa    Catherine Parkinson realises why this mosaic is laid a little crooked. Play now Medusa
8 Reading Roman Mosaics    Open University classicist Jessica Hughes talks about the the Brading Villa mosaics and explores some of the issues raised in the video tracks. Play now Reading Roman Mosaics