Pots & plays : interactions between tragedy and Greek vase-painting of the fourth century B.C. (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Pots & plays : interactions between tragedy and Greek vase-painting of the fourth century B.C.

Author: Oliver Taplin
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Although Greek tragedy usually generates greater popularity and interest than comedy, past studies of the depiction on ceramic vases of theater scenes have mostly concentrated on comedies. A significant proportion of the vases with depictions of tragedy has been first published only in the last twenty-five years. There has been no sustained attempt to discuss these exciting additions in relation to tragedy, nor to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictures
Illustrated works
Illustrations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taplin, Oliver.
Pots & plays.
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2007
(OCoLC)608159085
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Taplin
ISBN: 9780892368075 0892368071
OCLC Number: 73926989
Description: x, 309 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm
Contents: Setting the scenes --
The pots --
Vases that may be related to Aeschylus --
Vases that may be related to Sophocles --
Vases that may be related to surviving plays by Euripides --
Vases that may be related to fragmentary plays by Euripides --
Vases that may be related to otherwise unknown tragedies --
Vase concordance.
Other Titles: Pots and plays
Responsibility: Oliver Taplin.
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Greek painted pottery from the fourth century BC is one of the largest and most remarkable bodies of theatrically informed material that still survives. This work provides a large body of photographs  Read more...

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