Call for papers: Special section of Opuscula 19, 2026
Opuscula / 2024-05-13

Call for papers Special section of Opuscula 19, 2026: Swedish Institute of Classical Studies in Rome Centenary 1926–2026 Guest editor: Ulf R. Hansson In connection with the centenary of the Swedish Institute of Classical Studies in Rome in 2026, the Institute and the Editorial Committee of the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome (ECSI) announce an open call for contributions to a special anniversary section of Opuscula 19 (2026) celebrating a hundred years of Swedish research in Italy. Proposals are welcome from all areas of study including Pre-Roman Archaeology, Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, Art History, Architecture and Conservation, Philology and Language Studies, Classical Reception, History of Archaeology etc. Potential topics may include, but are not limited to: — Institutional history. Aspects of the Institute and its activities in Italy 1926–2026 — Disciplinary history. Research traditions, trends and tendencies within Classical Archaeology and Ancient History (Antikens kultur och samhällsliv), Art History, Philology, Architecture and Conservation at the Institute. — Personal histories. Scientific staff, members and affiliated researchers active at the Institute or in Italy, and their scholarly contribution (excluding still active scholars) — Swedish field- and other research projects in Italy, including Nordic and international collaborative projects — Italo-Swedish collaboration and…

Erik Wetter and the genesis of the San Giovenale excavations

All content of Opuscula 13 is available with open access. Printed edition distributed by Eddy.se AB. Also available at Amazon.com, Adlibris, and Bokus. View volume at ERIH PLUS. Erik Wetter and the genesis of the San Giovenale excavations By Fredrik Tobin-Dodd (Swedish Institute of Classical Studies in Rome, Italy) Abstract The Swedish excavations at San Giovenale (1956–1965) had a major impact in the field of pre-Roman archaeology in Italy, primarily through the discovery of remains of both Etruscan and earlier domestic architecture. This article examines the genesis of the project, and suggests that the early history of the project has sometimes been misrepresented. While the excavations came to serve as a training-ground for young Swedish archaeologists and made very important contributions to the study of ancient domestic architecture, these were not explicit goals at the conception of the project. The article also studies the peculiar role of Admiral Erik Wetter in the San Giovenale excavations. Despite not being an archaeologist himself, Wetter was both the instigator and, in many ways, the driving force behind the project. The result was an unusual and unclear leadership situation, something that in the long run created problems for the project. Bibliographical information Fredrik Tobin-Dodd,…

ActaRom-8˚, 22: A survey of Greek and Latin inscriptions on stone in Swedish collections (1997)
ActaRom-8° , Catalogue / 1997-01-01

Distributed by Astrom Editions. View at WorldCat. A survey of Greek and Latin inscriptions on stone in Swedish collections Edited by Bengt E. Thomasson in collaboration with Monica Pavese. A presentation, with text and short commentary, of 202 Greek and Latin inscriptions on stone kept in collections in Göteborg (the Department of Classics and Röhsska Konstslöjdsmuseet), Uppsala (the Collection of Classical Antiquities), Stockholm (the Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antquities, the National Museum, the Gustav III:s antikmuseum, Millesgården and a private collection) and Umeå (the University of Umeå), as well as Rome (Istituto Svedese) and Anacapri (Villa San Michele di Axel Munthe). Contents Preface (p. 7) Introduction (pp. 9–10) Bibliographical abbreviations (p. 11) Inscriptions at the Swedish Institute in Rome (p. 13) La collezione epigrafica di Villa San Michele di Monica Pavese (pp. 15–75) The collection in Göteborg (pp. 77–83) The collection in Uppsala (pp. 84–94) The collection in Stockholm (pp. 95–120) Indices (pp. 121–127) Concordantiae (pp. 128–129) Bibliographical information Bengt E. Thomasson (ed.), A survey of Greek and Latin inscriptions on stone in Swedish collections (Skrifter utgivna av Svenska Institutet i Rom, 8°, 22), Stockholm 1997. ISSN: 0283-8389. ISBN: 91-7042-154-4. Softcover: 129 pages. Reviews Arctos 31, 1997, 235-238…