Collected Papers 1962-1999 by Taran

By Taran

The papers accumulated during this quantity deal as a rule with old Greek or Roman philosophy. they vary chronologically from the fifth century BC to the sixth century advert, and in them the proof is absolutely offered and mentioned. they're involved usually with the Presocratics, Plato, Aristotle, the Early Academy, the Platonic and Aristotelian traditions, specially as represented by way of Neoplatonism. moreover, there are a number of extra basic articles. the 1st bargains with the asserting "Amicus Plato sed magis amica veritas" and experiences different types of this proverb from the time of Plato and Aristotle to Cervantes within the seventeenth century. one other one discusses the fairly advanced transmission of Plato's alleged epitaph. a 3rd one offers intimately with an incomplete yet attention-grabbing allegorical interpretation of Heliodorus' "Aethiopica".

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When these were no longer in demand, the bottom fell out of their business and then within one generation Attic votive reliefs practically came to an end as well. 16 1 Hereafter in Greece proper votive reliefs are deplorably thin on the ground . A votive relief from the sanctuary of Artemis in Brauron, admittedly above average in quality, may serve to introduce the most common components of such a relief in the Classical period [Fig . 57, R73: Brauron 1151]. It is of the usual rectangular shape, wider than high and wide enough to accommodate all the figures, divine and human, that the dedicator wanted represented.

The others have a Dionysiac flavour: a procession of revellers [V3-4: Athens Agora P 1544 and 1547; perhaps V20: Athens NM Per 3725], Dionysos himself seated in a country cart drawn by mules [V57: Private collection], or a satyr and maenad at a column-idol of Dionysos [VlO: Athens NM 498]. The vase painting mentioned last belongs to the series of so-called Leniienvasen, featuring a makeshift image of Dionysos made up of a mask and a robe hung on a column or a tree. 132 Animal sacrifice is not part of Durand 1986, 43 ff.

Man carrying fox , from Mount Lykaion: Berlin 10784, Neugebauer 1931, 70 nr. 169, pI. 25. (Cf. the bronze figurine of a dead fox hung by the forepaws, from Mount Lykaion , Athens NM 13054, Stais 1910, 317; Lamb 1929 , pI. 31 d). 3 , Richter, AlA 48 (1944) 5 f. fig . 11-15; Lazzarini 1976, 226 nr. 359; Jeffery 1990, 210 nr. 8. g. Athens NM 12347 , Perdrizet, BCH 27 (1903) 300 ff. pI. VII. Berlin 30552, Neugebauer 1931 , 67 nr. 165, pI. 23 . 489, Comstock & Vermeule 1971, nr. 23. See Siebert, Hermes, LIMC V (1990) 1-192, esp.

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