In memoriam
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Opuscula 1 (2008) is out of print. Available for free download at Bokorder.se. Used copies might be available at Amazon.com and Amazon.de. Paul Åström (1929–2008)—The Swedish nestor of archaeology By Peter M. Fischer http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-01-14 Paul Åström in memoriam 1929–2008 By Ann-Louise Schallin http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-01-15 Tullia Linders (1925–2008) By Gullög Nordquist http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-01-16 These contributions are only available in print. Bibliographical information ‘In memoriam’, Opuscula. Annual of the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome (OpAthRom) 1, 179–184. Stockholm 2008. ISSN: 2000-0898. ISBN: 978-91-977798-0-7. Softcover, 198 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…

The function of the Minoan palaces

View record at WorldCat. The function of the Minoan palaces. Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium at the Swedish Institute in Athens, 10–16 June, 1984 Edited by Robin Hägg & Nanno Marinatos Fourty-seven papers on the functions of the palace, the most characteristic phenomenon of the Minoan Bronze Age civilization in Crete, read at an international conference in Athens; the papers are followed by transcripts of the discussion of the symposium. The papers are arranged in eight groups, discussing (1) background (Near Eastern and Egyptian economy), parallels (Mycenaean palaces) and methodology; (2) the emergence of the Cretan palaces; (3) the relations of the palace with town and territory; (4) recent archaeological finds; (5) the palaces as ceremonial and religious centres; (6) the palaces as centres of trade and manufacture; (7) the administrative systems of the Minoans and Mycenaeans; and (8) the function of the frescoes in the palace. For James Walter Graham and to the memory of Spyridon Marinatos. Contents Preface (p. 9) Background and methodology Benjamin R. Foster | The Late Bronze Age palace economy: A view from the East (pp. 11–16) Wolfgang Helck | The dissolution of the palace economy in the Ramesside period (pp. 17–19) Klaus Kilian…

Opuscula Atheniensia 1

Distributed by Astrom Editions. Opuscula Atheniensia 1 Martin P. Nilsson | The Prehistoric Migrations of the Greeks (pp. 1–8) Åke Åkerström | Some pictorial Vase Representations from the Mainland in Late-Helladic Times (pp. 9–28) Natan Valmin | Malthi-Epilog, Vorläufiger Bericht über die schwedische Ausgrabung in Messenien 1952 (pp. 29–46) Arne Furumark | A Scarab from Cyprus (pp. 47–65) Åke Elmquist | An Italic Vase-Painter of the Early 6th Century B.C. (pp. 66–79) Erik J. Holmberg | The so-called Vase Painter of Athens 1806 (pp. 80–86) Erik Sjöqvist | The Early Style of Lysippus (pp. 87–97) Arvid Andrén | A Puzzle of Bronzes (pp. 98–103) Willy Schwabacher | Der Parthenos-Archetyp der hellenistischen Silbermünzen Athens (pp. 104–114) Olof Vessberg | Hellenistic and Roman Lamps in Cyprus (pp. 115–129) T.B. Mitford | Seleucus and Theodorus (pp. 130–171) Axel Boëthius | Die hellenisierte italische Stadt der römischen Republik (pp. 172–186) Einar Gjerstad | Lunar Months of Hesiod and Homer (pp. 187–194) Albert Wifstrand | Ein Epigramm aus Kappadokien (pp. 195–198) Gösta Säflund | Karische Inschriften aus Labranda (pp. 199–205) Paul Åström | Three Gravestones from Mersinet (pp. 206–207) Christian Callmer | Sam Wide und die ersten schwedischen Ausgrabungen in Griechenland (pp. 208–223) Erik Gren…