ActaRom-8˚, 21: Opus Mixtum (1994)
ActaRom-8° / 1994-01-01

Distributed by Astrom Editions. Opus Mixtum. Essays in ancient art and society Edited by Eva Rystedt, Charlotte Scheffer, and Charlotte Wikander Fifteen papers on various aspects of ancient art and society are gathered in this volume. They deal with the choice of moment depicted in the Parthenon frieze, the use of the Greek architectural orders in political propaganda, and the “programme” of the relief plaques from zone F at Acquarossa which is suggested to be celebrations connected to the ruler. The architectural layout of a well-temple in Sardinia is interpreted as an iconographic message of the cult of Tanit-Astarte. The significance of the horse in connection with death and the various types of female deities connected with horses in Archaic Greek religion are discussed, as well as the image of Artemis Ephesia and its connection with the mysteries of the goddess, the epithet Ambologera (“Delayer of old age”) attributed to Aphrodite, and the role of women in Roman religion. A white-ground lekythos by the Achilles Painter with the “mistress-and-maid” motif associated with music-making is analysed. A reconstruction of the Laocoon group, especially regarding the positions of the serpents is put forward. A marble head of Dionysos in the Swedish Zorn…

ActaAth-4°, 37: Opuscula Atheniensia 17 (1988)

Published by the Swedish Institute at Athens. Distributed by Astrom Editions. Opuscula Atheniensia 17 Contents Paul Åström, Katie Demakopoulou & Gisela Walberg, ‘Excavations in Midea 1985’, pp. 7–11. Valerie Cook, ‘Cyprus and the outside world during the transition from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age’, pp. 13–32. Kåre Fagerström, ‘Fnds, function and plan: a contribution to the interpretation of Iron Age Nichoria in Messenia’, pp. 33–50. Arne Furumark (†), ‘Linear A and Minoan religion’, pp. 51–90. Heinz-Eberhard Giesecke, ‘Kretische Schurze’, pp. 91–98. Robin Hägg, ‘The last ceremony in the Throne Room at Knossos’, pp. 99–105. Pontus Hellström, ‘The planned function of the Mnesiklean Propylaia’, pp. 107–121. Bente Kiilerich, ‘Bluebeard—a snake-tailed Geryon?’, pp. 123–136. Nanno Marinatos, ‘The “African” of Thera reconsidered’, pp. 137–141. Susana Sjödin, ‘Bronze Age pottery sherds from Cyprus. Further supplementary material from Kalopsidha trench 9’, pp. 143–165. Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood, ‘”Myth” and history: on Herodotus III.48 and 50–53’, pp. 167–182. Colette Verlinden, ‘Réflexions sur la function et la production des figurines anthropomorphes Minoennes en bronze’, pp. 183–189. Anna Wærn-Sperber, ‘Mössbauer spectroscopy and quantitative chemical analyses of Early Cypriote black-topped pottery. A preliminary investigation’, pp. 191–197. Gisela Walberg, ‘Was Evans right? Further notes on Middle Minoan chronology’, pp. 199–201….