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Archaeology of Greece and Rome: Studies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass (John Bintliff) Hardcover Book, (Edinburgh University Press, 2016) 9781474417099


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

Author: Bintliff, John

Additional Authors or Contributors: Keith Rutter (eds)

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press; Publication Date: 2016

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781474417099

Volumes: 1; Pages: 382

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Over his long and illustrious career as Lecturer, Reader and Professor in Edinburgh University (1961-1976), Lawrence Professor of Classical Archaeology at Cambridge (1976-2001) and currently Fellow of the McDonald Institute of Archaeology at Cambridge, Anthony Snodgrass has influenced and been associated with a long series of eminent classical archaeologists, historians and linguists.

In acknowledgement of his immense academic achievement, this collection of essays by a range of international scholars reflects his wide-ranging research interests: Greek prehistory, the Greek Iron Age and Archaic era, Greek texts and Archaeology, Classical Art History, societies on the fringes of the Greek and Roman world, and Regional Field Survey. Not only do they celebrate his achievements but they also represent new avenues of research which will have a broad appeal.

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) DS 7th. to 6th. cents. BC, Bruno D>'Agostino and M. G. Palmieri

8. Space, Society, Religion: a short retrospective and prospective note, Fran�ois 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? Jos� Gonz�les

11. 'Is painting a representation of visible things?' Conceptual reality in Greek art: a first sketch, Tonio H�lscher

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 K�nzl

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. Lorop�ni 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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