The Archaeology of Greece and Rome: Studies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass

The Archaeology of Greece and Rome: Studies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass


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ISBN-13: 9781474417099
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

John Bintliff is Emeritus Professor of Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology at Leiden University and Emeritus Professor at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD (2012), The Death of Archaeological Theory? ( 2011), Conceptual Issues in Environmental Archaeology (EUP, 1988). He is the editor of A Companion to Archaeology (2003).
Keith Rutter is Honorary Fellow & Professor Emeritus in Classics at the University of Edinburgh. He has published widely on the coinage and history of South Italy and Sicily in the Greek period. His publications include Campanian Coinages 475-380 BC (1979) and Greek Coinages of Southern Italy and Sicily (1997). He has been responsible for steering the Italian volume of the third edition of Historia Numorum towards publication (2001) by the British Museum Press.

Table of Contents

Preface, John Bintliff and Keith Rutter
List of Contributors
List of Abbreviations
Section I: Prehistory
1. 'The coming of the Greeks' and all that, Oliver Dickinson
2. Archaeology and the archaeology of the Greek language, Torsten Meissner
3. Survey, excavation and the appearance of the early polis: a reappraisal, Vladimir Stissi
Section II: Around Homer
4. Homer and the ekphrasists: text and picture in the Elder Philostratus's Scamander (Imagines I.1), Jas Elsner and Michael Squire
5. Homer's audience: what did they see? Annie Schnapp
6. Homer and the Sculptors, Nigel Spivey
Section III: the Archaic and Classical Greek World
7. Potters, hippeis and gods at Penteskouphia (Corinth) 7th. to 6th. cents. BC, Bruno D'Agostino and M. G. Palmieri
8. Space, Society, Religion: a short retrospective and prospective note, François de Polignac
9. Modelling the territories of Attic demes: a computational approach, Sylvian Fachard
10. Hesiod and the disgraceful shepherds. Pastoral politics in a panhellenic Dichterweihe? José Gonzáles
11. 'Is painting a representation of visible things?' Conceptual reality in Greek art: a first sketch, Tonio Hölscher
12. Coins in a 'home away from home': the case of Sicily, Keith Rutter
Section IV: The Greeks and their Neighbours
13. Life on earth and death from heaven, Ernst Künzl
14. The idea of an archetype in texts stemming from the empire founded by Cyrus the Great, Gregory Nagy
Section V: The Roman and Much Wider World
5. Loropéni and other large enclosed sites in the south-west of Burkina Faso: an outside archaeological view, Henry Hurst
16. The poetry of ruins in the Greek and Roman world, Alain Schnapp
17. Context matters: Pliny's Phryges and the Basilica Aemilia in Rome, Rolf Schneider
Section VI: Anthony Snodgrass in the University and in the Field: Personal Histories
18. Anthony in Edinburgh, Keith Rutter
19. Anthony McElrea Snodgrass and the Classics Faculty in Cambridge: a personal appreciation, Paul Cartledge
20. The first thirty-six years of the Boeotia Project, Central Greece, John Bintliff

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