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From the Publisher"The book is beautifully presented and richly illustrated with over 100 black and white photographs. Music and Image in Classical Athens provides a valuable contribution to the discussion of the social significance of music in Ancient Greece. With a thorough examination of a wide range of visual evidence, Bundrick constructs a coherent narrative about the significance of musical images."
-Sohie Gibson, Bryn Mawr Classical Review
"The book provides fascinating evidence for a cultural shift in Athens in the fifth century, one that permeated its society and infiltrated its economy and vase production."
-Bradford Lee Eden, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Bundrick's text is clear and her discussions lucid; she cites hundreds of vase depictions by musical category. Since classicists and ancient art historians are not usually versed in ancient music, Bundrick's book should be a must-read for every student of ancient Athens from undergraduate to the senior scholar."
-John G. Younger, Kansas University, Classical World
"This is an original and useful book and a fine example of how to use visual evidence to answer questions on which literary sources are silent. Naturally, Bundrick quotes poets, historians, and philosophers where relevant; all the quotations are given in English, and any Greek terms are transliterated, making the book accessible to a broader audience...[A]nyone working on Athenian iconography, ancient music, or the festival competitions will find this work useful."
-Anne Mahoney, Tufts University, The Classical Outlook
"It is one of those rare books that truly will be of use to the beginning student and the experienced scholar alike...Bundrick has a gift for clear, economical exposition, and a masterful ability to edit her copious sources in such a way that the reader feels neither overwhelmed nor deprived of the full picture in all its necessary detail." —Timothy Power, Rutgers University, The Phoenix: Journal of the Classical Association of Canada