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The Cutter of IG II2 478: Dates: 305/4–302/1

Stephen V. Tracy

in Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C.

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233331
eISBN:
9780520928541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233331.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Plain lettering carried rather quickly—that is the dominant impression of the writing of the Cutter of IG II2 478. He frequently omitted strokes and made an unusual variety of shapes in some letters, ... More


The Cutter of IG II2689: Dates: 305/4–ca. 270

Stephen V. Tracy

in Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C.

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233331
eISBN:
9780520928541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233331.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The cutter of IG II2 689 employs thin strokes and inscribes his letters rather lightly. Strokes rather frequently overlap or do not meet precisely. The lettering has an evanescent, somewhat sloppy, ... More


The Cutter of IG II2 776: Dates: ca. 255–ca. 240

Stephen V. Tracy

in Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C.

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233331
eISBN:
9780520928541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233331.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The lettering of the cutter of IG II2 776 has a somewhat uncertain appearance, perhaps because the letters are lightly incised. Another contributing factor is that his letter-strokes often do not ... More


Introduction: Some Concepts of Ancient Festivals

J. Rasmus Brandt and Jon W. Iddeng

in Greek and Roman Festivals: Content, Meaning, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199696093
eISBN:
9780191745744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696093.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Archaeology: Classical

The introduction reflects on the methodological and theoretical approaches used by the authors in their discussions of ancient festivals. A few central dichotomous concepts structure the ... More


Content and Form: Some Considerations on Greek Festivals and Archaeology

J. Rasmus Brandt

in Greek and Roman Festivals: Content, Meaning, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199696093
eISBN:
9780191745744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696093.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Archaeology: Classical

What can the material culture of Greek sanctuaries tell us on the one hand about ritual activities and on the other about civic concerns, social customs, and phenomena from which such activities ... More


The Cutter of Agora I 6664: Dates: 281/0–ca. 240

Stephen V. Tracy

in Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C.

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233331
eISBN:
9780520928541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233331.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The inscriptions of the cutter of Agora I 6664 convey an impression of neatness thanks to his use of thin, firmly incised letter-strokes. The ends of strokes often thicken, giving the impression of ... More


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