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Book review , Content / 2021-10-21

Opuscula 14 is published with open access. Printed edition distributed by AB. Also available at, Adlibris, and Bokus. View volume at ERIH PLUS. Book reviews Gerald Cadogan (Independent scholar, United Kingdom) | P.M. Fischer & T. Bürge, Two Late Cypriot quarters at Hala Sultan Tekke: The Söderberg Expedition 2010–2017 (SIMA, 147), Uppsala: Astrom Editions 2018. xvi + 648 pp., 357 figs. and 148 tables. ISBN 978-91-981535-4-5. Vivi Saripanidi (Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium) | M. Blomberg, G. Nordquist, P. Roos, E. Rystedt & L. Werkström, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Sweden fascicule 5. Gustavianum—Uppsala University Museum, The Historical Museum at Lund University, The Cultural Museum of Southern Sweden, Lund, Malmö Art Museum, Lund fascicule 2—Uppsala fascicule 2, Stockholm: The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities 2020. 81 pp., 185 figs. and 24 pls. ISBN 978-91-88763-03-7. Vyron Antoniadis (National Hellenic Foundation, Greece) | N. Kourou & G. Bourogiannis, Ρυθμοί της Κυπριακής Κεραμικής. Σύντομη Επισκόπηση με βάση τη Συλλογή του Αρχαιολογικού Μουσείου του Τμήματος Ιστορίας και Αρχαιολογίας του Εθνικού και Καποδιστριακού Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών, Nicosia: Cyprus University Press 2019. 175 pp., 164 figs. ISBN 978-9925-553-22-8. Kristian Göransson (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) | M. Jonasch, ed., The fight for Greek Sicily. Society, politics, and landscape, Oxford &…

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Book review , Content / 2020-11-02

All content of Opuscula 13 is available with open access. Printed edition distributed by AB. Also available at, Adlibris, and Bokus. View volume at ERIH PLUS. Book reviews Troels Myrup Kristensen (Aarhus University, Denmark) | J. Siapkas, Från Olympia till Leonidas (Antikvetenskapens teoretiska landskap, 2), Lund: Nordic Academic Press 2018. 368 pp. ISBN 978-91-88661-69-2. Filmo Verhagen (Uppsala University, Sweden) | W. Scheidel, Escape from Rome. The failure of empire and the road to prosperity, Princeton: Princeton University Press 2019. xvii + 670 pp., 56 figures and 5 tables. ISBN 978-0-6911721-8-7. Georgia Galani (Stockholm University, Sweden) | V. di Napoli, F. Camia, V. Evangelidis, D. Grigoropoulos, D. Rogers, S. Vlizos (eds.), What’s new in Roman Greece? Recent work on the Greek Mainland and the islands in the Roman period. Proceedings of a conference held in Athens, 8–10 October 2015 (ΜΕΛΕΤΗΜΑΤΑ, 80), National Hellenic Research Foundation/Institute of Historical Research: Athens 2018. 646 pp.,16 pls. ISBN 978-960-9538-79-4. Johannes Siapkas (Stockholm University, Sweden) | L.M. Andersen Funder, T. Myrup Kristensen, & V. Nørskov, Classical heritage and European identities. The imagined landscapes of Danish classicism. Abingdon: Routledge 2019. 125 pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-31750-5. Åke Engsheden (Stockholm University, Sweden) | J.-L. Fournet, The rise of Coptic. Egyptian versus Greek…

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Book review , Content / 2014-12-02

Opuscula 7 (2014) is now available for purchase and free download at Also available at,, and Books reviewed in Opuscula 7 (2014) Kristian Göransson | G. Ceserani, Italy’s lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the making of modern archaeology, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012. 352 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-974427-5 & J. Arthurs, Excavating modernity: The Roman past in Fascist Italy, Ithaca & London: Cornell University  Press 2012. 232 pp. ISBN 978-0-8014-4998-7. Örjan Wikander | R. Spain, The power and performance of Roman watermills. Hydro-mechanical analysis of vertical-wheeled watermills (BAR-IS, 1786). Oxford: Archaeopress 2008, xiv + 107 pp. ISBN 978-1-4073-0217-1. Gullög Nordquist | T.F. Tartaron, Maritime networks in the Mycenaean world. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2013. ISBN 978-1-107-00298-2. Julia Habetzeder | Kunst von unten? Stil und Gesellschaft in der antiken Welt von der »arte plebea« bis heute (Palilia, 27), eds. F. de Angelis, J.-A. Dickmann, F. Pirson and R. von den Hoff, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Rom. Wiesbaden 2012. 184 pp. ISBN 978-3-89500-915-0. P.J. Rhodes | C.H. Lyttkens, Economic analysis of institutional change in Ancient Greece: Politics, taxation and rational behaviour (Routledge Explorations in Economic History, 58), London & New York: Routledge 2013. xiii +…

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Book review , Content / 2008-12-02

Opuscula 1 (2008) is out of print. Available for free download at Used copies might be available at and Books reviewed in Opuscula 1 (2008) R.S. Merrillees | Hala Sultan Tekke XII. Tomb 24, stone anchors, faunal remains and pottery provenance, edited by Paul Åström & Karin Nys (SIMA 45:12), Sävedalen: Paul Åströms Förlag 2007. 62 pp., ills., tables. ISBN 978-91-7081-228-6. Charlotte Scheffer | Works dealing with questions concerning ancient Greek vases (books reviewed: Approaches to the study of Attic vases, by P. Rouet; The Theseus Painter, by O. Borgers; The late mannierists in Athenian vase-painting, by T. Mannack; Non-Attic Greek vase inscriptions, by R. Wachter; Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek 1, by T. Fischer-Hansen; Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Amsterdam 3, by W.D.J. van de Put; Essays in honor of Dietrich von Bothmer, by A.J. Clarc & J. Gaunt, eds.). Johannes Siapkas | The complexities of Hellenism—a review article (books reviewed: Placing modern Greece, by C. Güthenke; The nation and its ruins, by Y. Hamilakis). Bibliographical information ‘Book reviews’, Opuscula. Annual of the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome (OpAthRom) 1, 185–197. Stockholm 2008. ISSN: 2000-0898. ISBN: 978-91-977798-0-7. Softcover, 198 pages.

Opuscula Atheniensia 27 (2002)
Opuscula Atheniensia / 2002-12-01

Distributed by Astrom Editions. Contents Hans-Günther Buchholz | Arthur Milchhöfer, ein Verehrer und Führsprecher Schliemanns und “Die Anfänge der Kunst in Griechenland” (pp. 7-26) Katie Demakopoulou, Nicoletta Divari-Valakou, Ann-Louise Schallin, Gunnel Ekroth, Anna Lindblom, Monica Nilsson & Lena Sjögren | Excavations in Midea 2000 and 2001, with an appendix by Y. Bassiakos (pp. 27-58) Johan Flemberg | A female canon in Late Classical and Hellenistic sculpture (pp. 59-82) Jeannette Forsén, Björn Forsén & Lars Karlsson | The walls of Asea (pp. 83-104) Helen Mangou & Panayiotis V. Ioannou | Trends in the making of Greek copper-based artefacts during the prehistoric period (4000-1050 BC) (pp. 105-118) Gullög Nordquist | Pots, prestige and people. Symbolic action in Middle Helladic burials (pp. 109-135) Mirena Slavova | Mystery clubs in Bulgarian lands in antiquity. Greek epigraphical evidence (pp. 137-149) Helène Whittaker | Religion and power. The nature of Minoan influence on early Mycenaean religion (pp. 151-157) Book reviews Björn Forsén | E. Kourinou, Σπάρτη. Συμβολὴ στὴ μνημειακὴ τοπογραφία τησ (pp. 159-160) Johannes Siapkas | J. McInerney, The folds of Parnassos. Land and ethnicity in ancient Phokis (pp. 160-163) Paavo Roos | S.I. Rotroff, The Athenian Agora XXIX. The Hellenistic pottery: Athenian and imported wheelmade…