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Book review , Content / 2010-12-02

Opuscula 3 (2010) is now available for purchase and free download at Also available at,,, and Books reviewed in Opuscula 3 (2010) Eva Rystedt | S. Langdon, Art and identity in Dark Age Greece, 1100–700 B.C.E., Cambridge University Press 2008. 388 pp., 119 ills. (black-and-white photos), 4 tables. ISBN 978-0-521-51321-0. Eva Rystedt | V. Karageorghis, A lifetime in the archaeology of Cyprus. The memoirs of Vassos Karageorghis, Stockholm: Medelhavs­museet 2007. xvi + 226 pp., 187 figs. ISBN 91-89242-14-9. Bibliographical information ‘Book reviews’, Opuscula. Annual of the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome (OpAthRom) 3, 219–224. Stockholm 2010. ISSN: 2000-0898. ISBN: 978-91-977798-2-1. Softcover, 224 pages.

Munuscula Romana

Distributed by Astrom Editions. View record at WorldCat. Munuscula Romana. Papers read at a conference in Lund (October 1–2, 1988) in celebration of the re-opening of the Swedish Institute in Rome Edited by Anne-Marie Leander Touati, Eva Rystedt & Örjan Wikander. Preface In October 1988, the Swedish Institute in Rome was reopened after a period of renovation. From the point of view of Classical scholarship in Sweden, this reopening was an event that called for celebration: thus a symposium was held in Lund, on the initiative of the Department of Classical studies at the University, in collaboration with the South Swedish chapter of the Society of Friends of the Institute (October 1–2, 1988). The aim of the symposium was to give an idea of the current range of Swedish scholarship within the Italic and Roman spheres. This research is carried out in numerous disciplines—history (political, social, economic), epigraphy, numismatics, religion, art, etc.—and within broad chronological frames (from prehistory to Late Antiquity). Of the papers read at the symposium, most are presented here, in revised versions. Regrettably, four lectures which contributed to the wide range of subjects, do not appear: P.G. Gierow, ‘The Aeneas legend’, B. Malcus, ‘Towns and landowners in…