This volume includes all of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman votive reliefs found to date in the excavations of the Athenian Agora. In addition to providing a catalogue of the reliefs arranged according to their subjects, the author treats the history of their discovery, their production and workmanship, iconography, and function. A large part of the study is devoted to discussion of the original contexts of the reliefs, in an attempt to determine their relationship to shrines in the vicinity and to investigate what they can tell us about the character of religious activity in the vicinity of the Agora. The work will be an important reference for historians of Greek art as well as of Greek religion.
|Publisher:||American School of Classical Studies at Athens|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Carol L. Lawton is the Ottilia Buerger Professor of Classical Studies at Lawrence University.