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Analecta Gorgiana

Analecta Gorgiana is a collection of long essays and short monographs which are consistently cited by modern scholars but previously difficult to find because of their original appearance in obscure publications. Carefully selected by a team of scholars based on their relevance to modern scholarship, these essays can now be fully utilized by scholars and proudly owned by libraries.

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The Third Campaign at Olynthos

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 244
ISBN: 978-1-60724-473-8
David Robinson, the first to excavate the ancient city of Olynthos, presents his first report on the site and his excavations.

Excavations at Troy, 1935

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 243
ISBN: 978-1-60724-472-1
The second of Carl Blegen's reports on the excavation of Troy for the American Journal of Archeology detailing a small residential area.

Excavations at Troy 1934

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 242
ISBN: 978-1-60724-471-4
The first of Carl Blegen's reports on the excavation of Troy for the American Journal of Archeology detailing a small residential area.

Iron, Prehistoric and Ancient

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 241
ISBN: 978-1-60724-470-7
Richardson and Hertz present opposing viewpoints for the origin of iron working in the transition from Bronze Age to Iron, one arguing a European origin and the other a Near Eastern/ Egyptian.

The Date of the Older Parthenon

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 240
ISBN: 978-1-60724-469-1
William Dinsmoor uses the remains of the Archaic Parthenon to suggest a date for its construction.

The Sanctuary of Asklepios and Hygieia at Corinth

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 239
ISBN: 978-1-60724-468-4
In this paper de Waele gives the excavation report for a medium-sized Asklepeion near the northern border of the Corinthian demos, providing a perspective on the smaller local temples of Asklepios.

The Burning of the Opisthodomos at Athens.

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 238
ISBN: 978-1-60724-467-7
In this paper William Dinsmoor, a historian of architecture and one of the scholars involved in the rebuilding of the Acropolis in the early 20th century, here uses a variety of evidence to set a date for this burning.

A Comparison of Eskimo and Palaeolithic Art

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 237
ISBN: 978-1-60724-466-0
This paper takes as its starting point the theory that Eskimos came to the Americas from Paleolithic Europe, then compares the artwork of both cultures to see if there are any similarities to support this hypothesis.

The Corinthian Kerameikos

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 236
ISBN: 978-1-60724-465-3
This is the site report from the excavation of the kerameikos in Corinth and represents a continuation of the report from the 1929 season, which began the excavation.

The Greek stoa North of the Temple at Corinth

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 235
ISBN: 978-1-60724-464-6
This site report details the finding of a complicated site in the city of Corinth where a series of Stoai and temples were built over the course of many years.

Excavations in the North Cemetery at Corinth in 1930

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 234
ISBN: 978-1-60724-463-9
This is the site report from the excavation of the North cemetery in Corinth and represents a continuation of the report from the 1929 season, which began the excavation.

Jointed Dolls in Antiquity

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 233
ISBN: 978-1-60724-462-2
Kate Elderkin presents an enjoyable overview not only of the nature of children's dolls in Antiquity, but the customs surrounding their use and subsequent dedication when the owner reached adulthood.

Excavations in the Theatre District and Tombs of Corinth in 1929

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 232
ISBN: 978-1-60724-461-5
This is the site report from the first excavation of two key areas in Corinth, the theater district and the tombs.

Mycenaean Plumes

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 231
ISBN: 978-1-60724-460-8
Holland uses sculpture to suggest that these ornaments were meant to be worn in womens' headdresses as a development from feathered crowns worn in earlier times and possibly connected to the iconography of the sphinx.

Five Transliterated Aramaic Inscriptions

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 230
ISBN: 978-1-60724-459-2
William Newbold deciphers inscriptions found under the soot and lava of Vesuvius in which Aramaic speakers used Greek and Latin letters to render their native tongue, occasionally in a mixture of Aramaic and Latin.

Tribute Assessments in the Athenian Empire from 454 to 440 B. C.

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 229
ISBN: 978-1-60724-458-5
Benjamin Meritt, renowned scholar of Greek epigraphy, provides transcription, text, and commentary on the surviving lists of tribute paid to Athens under the Delian league.

The Sculptured Parapet of Athena Nike

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 228
ISBN: 978-1-60724-457-8
William Dinsmoor, one of the experts who directed the first reconstruction of the Athenian Acropolis, here addresses the problem of the arrangement of the sculptures on the parapet of the temple of Athena Nike on the Acropolis.

The House of Caligula

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 227
ISBN: 978-1-60724-456-1
Esther van Deman addresses the location of the house of Caligula which is mentioned in literature but not readily apparent to excavators, can be found at the Northwest corner of the Palatine.

Studies of the Exploits of Heracles on Vases

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 226
ISBN: 978-1-60724-455-4
This paper discusses the tales of Heracles as told in vase-paintings, which often represent earlier or more popular versions of the stories than those preserved in upper-class literature.

Erechtheum Papers

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 225
ISBN: 978-1-60724-454-7
This series of papers presents a thorough and enlightening overview of the nature of the Erechtheion's remains, its history of renovation and destruction, and the purposes to which it may have been put.

The Deities of the Sacred Axe

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 224
ISBN: 978-1-60724-453-0
In this paper Margaret Waits offers an explanation for the pervasive and enigmatic symbol of the double-axe in Mycenaean culture with special reference to the religions of Greece and Asia Minor

The Neronian Sacra Via

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 223
ISBN: 978-1-60724-452-3
Esther van Deman reconstructs the structure of the Neronian Via Sacra (one of the arterial roads leading through the Roman Forum), which was refurbished during his reign with colonnades.

Pilgrimage Sculpture

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 222
ISBN: 978-1-60724-451-6
Arthur Kingsley Porter here traces the roots of Renaissance sculpture to the smaller decorative sculptures found on the outside of churches and other buildings beginning around the turn of the first millennium A.D.

The "Ludovisi Throne" and the Boston Relief

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 221
ISBN: 978-1-60724-450-9
In this article Harriet Boyd Hawes, groundbreaking archaeologist, nurse, and relief worker, suggests that the reliefs are the adornments of a couch-altar that stood in the sanctuary which Themistocles restored for the Lycomids at Phlya..

The Theory of Gothic Architecture and the Effect of Shellfire at Rheims and Soissons

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 220
ISBN: 978-1-60724-449-3
This paper reviews these competing theories of the definition of 'Gothic' and the way in which this style developed, presenting an overview of the difficulties involved in assigning a single name to a developing form of human expression