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H 290 x W 205 mm

216 pages

Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white

Published Dec 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784914868

Digital: 9781784914875

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Greece; Classical; Greek; Vase; Attic; Non-Attic; Inscriptions; Painting; Epigraphy

Epigraphy of Art

Ancient Greek Vase-Inscriptions and Vase-Paintings

Edited by Dimitrios Yatromanolakis

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Ancient Greek vase-paintings offer broad-ranging and unprecedented early perspectives on the often intricate interplay of images and texts. This book investigates both epigraphic technicalities of Attic and non-Attic inscriptions, and their broader, iconographic and sociocultural, significance.



Preface: Art and Epigraphy: Ancient Greek Vase-Inscriptions - Dimitrios Yatromanolakis

Inscriptions and Visual Representations on Attic Vases: Questions, Methodologies, Technical and Contextual Approaches

Chapter One: Soundscapes (and Two Speaking Lyres) - Dimitrios Yatromanolakis

Chapter Two: Hipparchos kalos - Thomas Mannack

Chapter Three: ‘So-and-so καλή’: A Reexamination - Guy Hedreen

Chapter Four: Inscribed Mythical Names on Attic Vase-Paintings from 570 to 530 BC: A Contextual Approach - Burkhard Fehr

Chapter Five: Meaningless, But Not Useless!: Nonsense Inscriptions on Athenian Little-Master Cups - Pieter Heesen

Inscriptions on Apulian Vases

Chapter Six: Inscriptions on Apulian Red-Figure Vases: A Survey - John H. Oakley

Chapter Seven: Some Observations on Apulian Vase-Inscriptions with a Particular Focus on the Darius Painter - Thomas H. Carpenter

Visual Identities: Attic and Corinthian Vase-Inscriptions and the Significance of their Placement

Chapter Eight: Instant Messaging: Dance, Text, and Visual Communication on Archaic Corinthian and Athenian Vases - Tyler Jo Smith

Chapter Nine: Tracing Letters on the Eurymedon Vase: On the Importance of Placement of Vase-Inscriptions - Georg Simon Gerleigner

Chapter Ten: Sophilos, Inscriptions, and the Funeral Games for Patroklos - Mary Moore



'Lavishly illustrated, as the subject demands, and showing Archaeopress at its best.'