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Miscellanea Epigraphica

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/9780520233331.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Separate analysis has not been given to several small groups of texts that are the work of the same man because these dossiers number two or three texts at the most and none is dated precisely, i.e., ... More


Ephesus in the Late Roman and Early Byzantine Period: Changes in its Urban Character from the Third to the Seventh Century ad

S. LADSTÄTTER and A. PÜLZ

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The third century marked a profound change in the urban landscape of Ephesus and proved to exert a profound influence on the city's later development. There is conclusive evidence for catastrophic ... More


The Two Anglo-Bulgarian Research Programmes and the Results of the Bulgarian Excavations

L. SLOKOSKA

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In 1985, archaeologists from Bulgaria and Britain began a collaborative work with the initiation of two complementary projects. The first one was entitled ‘The Roman and late Roman city; Nicopolis ad ... More


The Late Roman Agora and the State of Civic Organization

P. VLADKOVA

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The second half of the third century marks an important period in the history of Lower Moesia and the Balkans. It coincides with the economic and political crisis which spread across the Roman Empire ... More


List of Inscriptions Assigned

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/9780520233331.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter provides a list of inscriptions assigned. The addressed inscription numbers include IG II2, Agora I, Acropolis museum, Eleusis, EM, Piraeus Museum Inv., ArchDelt 18A 103–105, ArchDelt ... More


Social Position

Chester G. Starr

in The Aristocratic Temper of Greek Civilization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074581
eISBN:
9780199854363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074581.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The social role of the aristocratic class, as a pinnacle over commoners, resident aliens, and slaves, was consolidated in the formative era of Greek civilization. True aristocrats were very limited ... More


Introduction: founding dissent

Elton T.E. Barker

in Entering the Agon: Dissent and Authority in Homer, Historiography, and Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199542710
eISBN:
9780191715365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542710.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This section introduces the twin chapters on Homeric epic, the Iliad and Odyssey. Its methodological basis for comparison derives from J. Foley, who proposes using the idea of resonance—the process ... More


The Cutter of Agora I 3238 and 4169: Dates: 286/5 – ca. 239

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/9780520233331.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The cutter of Agora I 3238 and 4169 was a very careful workman who made few inscribing errors. He usually inscribed letters that were rather small (ca. 0.005 m) with liberal interlinear spacing. With ... More


The Cutter of IG II2 788: Dates: ca. 260–ca. 235

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/9780520233331.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The cutter of IG II2 788 was one of the master cutters of his time. He inscribed neatly and often used a stoichedon arrangement. Among his most distinctive letter-shapes are alpha, sigma, and ... More


Polysituatedness: A Poetics of Displacement

John Kinsella

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526113344
eISBN:
9781526121080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113344.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is concerned with the complexities of defining 'place', of observing and 'seeing' place, and how we might write a poetics of place. From Kathy Acker to indigenous Australian poet Jack ... More


Places of Cult: Athens and the Demes

Robert Parker

in Polytheism and Society at Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216116
eISBN:
9780191705847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216116.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Compared to Athens, Attica contains more than a hundred rural demes, many of which will have been felt by their inhabitants to have themselves a religious centre and religious periphery. A cluster of ... More


The Cutter of IG II2 657: Dates: ca. 305–ca. 275

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/9780520233331.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter reports the general characteristics of the lettering. The peculiarities of individual letters are also explained. A list of inscriptions is then provided. In addition, the chapter offers ... More


Archaeology and the Study of the Greek City

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

For more than a hundred years, people studied the Greek city as an entity without making more than negligible use of archaeological evidence. As late as 1969, in the translated second edition of ... More


Informal Writing in a Public Place: The Graffiti of Smyrna

Roger S. Bagnall

in Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267022
eISBN:
9780520948525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267022.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter looks at a unique instance of the survival on a large scale of a type of everyday writing usually lost in its entirety, or at best preserved only in isolated places: the informal ... More


Addenda to the Cutter of IG II 2 1262: Dates: ca. 320 –ca. 290

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/9780520233331.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The cutter of IG II2 1262 was one of the major cutters in Athens at the end of the fourth century and beginning of the third. It now appears likely that he was active down to at least the year 290 ... More


Addenda to the Cutter of Agora I 4266: Dates: ca. 304–271

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/9780520233331.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Cutter of Agora I 4266 began work in the last years of the fourth century and continued inscribing down to about the year 270. The addenda to the list of inscriptions is given. The I 4266 Cutter ... 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


Conclusion: Inscribers of the Years 300 to 229 b.c.

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/9780520233331.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter shows that the two most successful cutters of the period here studied did not simply follow prevailing practice; they were innovators. The two most prolific cutters at work during the ... More


Remembering the Spruce Goose: Historicism, Postmodernism, Romanticism

Alan Liu

in Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486956
eISBN:
9780226486970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226486970.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Whether we read Jean Baudrillard on Disneyland, Fredric Jameson on the Hotel Bonaventure, Jean-François Lyotard on the “Pacific Wall,” or Paul Virilio on Howard Hughes, we know that southern ... More


Space, Action, and Images: Public Rituals and Urban Architecture

Tonio Hölscher

in Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome: Between Art and Social Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520294936
eISBN:
9780520967885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294936.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The worlds of ancient Greece and Rome are characterized by a high degree of visuality of their social spaces. A theoretical fundament is laid out by the distinction between experienced and conceptual ... More


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