H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white
Published Dec 2016
Edited by Dimitrios Yatromanolakis
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 Inscriptions and the Significance of their Placement: Chapter Eight: Instant Messaging: Dance, Text, and Visual Communication on Archaic Corinthian and Attic 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.'