Escenas cinegéticas en los mosaicos de las villae hispanas y el tratamiento de la caza en las fuentes literarias

  1. Patricia A. Argüelles Álvarez 1
  2. Diego Play Augusto 2
  1. 1 Universidad de Salamanca

    Universidad de Salamanca

    Salamanca, España


  2. 2 Universidad de Oviedo

    Universidad de Oviedo

    Oviedo, España


La violencia en la historia
  1. Sara Casamayor Mancisidor (ed. lit.)
  2. Rodrigo Portero (ed. lit.)
  3. Esteban Álvarez-Fernández (ed. lit.)

Publisher: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca ; Universidad de Salamanca

ISBN: 978-84-1311-509-2 978-84-1311-510-8 978-84-1311-508-5 978-84-1311-511-5

Year of publication: 2021

Pages: 197-220

Type: Book chapter


This work be focused on the study of mosaics with hunting representations documented in the Hispania villae, analyzing the information from the numerous sources available for this period, in which hunting is presented as an activity of great importance in the daily life of the Ro-man elites. e objective of this study to analyze artistic representations in hunting scenes where violence appears as a symbol of daily life in Roman society and ways of life, enriching the analysis of these mosaics with the comments of the authors of the period. e presence of hunting in the mosaics is an artistic reÀection of a fundamental activity in the daily life that leads us to raise the idea of whether hunting is a need or a social function of the wealthiest classes.