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Inscription Bibliography

 

Ch. 1: Greek Vowels

Inventory Number

P 6074

Image Number

2012.02.6645

Description

An Athenian vessel fragment incised with part of the Greek alphabet, as it appeared in the sixth century B.C.

Bibliography

Papadopoulos et al (2007), p. 166, fig. 148A.

AgoraPicBk 14 (1974), fig. 1

Agora XXI, no. A 2, p. 7, pl. 1.

 

Ch. 2: Consonants

Inventory Number

P 32560 and P 32559

Image Number

2010.01.0320

Description

Ostraka of Xanthippos Arriphronos, father of Perikles, dated to ca. 484 B.C.

Bibliography

Camp and Mauzy (2009), p. 83, fig. 79.

Hesperia 68 (1999), p. 269, no. 21, figs. 18, 19.

Agora XXV, pp. 133-135.

 

Ch. 3: Polytonic Greek, Elision, Movable Nu

Inventory Number

I 6709

Image Number

2012.03.6184

Description

Altar of Zeus Phratrios and Athena Phratria. Late 4th c. B.C.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), p. 25, fig. 11.

Hesperia 60 (1991), p. 246.

Travlos (1971), fig. 720.

Hesperia 7 (1938), pp. 616-617, figs. 4, 5.

Agora III, no. 112, p. 52.

Agora XVIII, no. V628.

 

Ch. 4: Introduction to the Greek Verb

Inventory Number

B 822

Image Number

2012.02.4710

Description

Bronze identification ticket (πινάκιον), inscribed with a potential juror’s name (Δημοφάνης), patronymic (Φιλ…), and deme (Κηφισιεύς). 4th c. B.C.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), p. 140, fig. 77.

Mauzy (2006), p. 73, fig. 157.

AgoraPicBk 4 (2004), p. 23, fig. 26.

AgoraPicBk 23 (1994), p. 24, fig. 28.

Guide (1990), p. 247, fig. 151.

Guide (1976), p. 110.

Kroll (1972a), pp. 224-225, fig. 240, no. 130.

AgoraPicBk 4 (1960), fig. 22.

Archaeology 6 (1953), p. 143.

Hesperia 20 (1951), p. 216, pl. 71b.

Agora XIV, p. 53, pl. 39 e.

Agora XXVII, p. 61, pl. 7, no. P 2.

 

Ch. 5: Two Common Greek Verbs: Enclitics

Inventory Number

I 5510

Image Number

2008.18.0298

Description

Stele marking the boundary (ὅρος) of the Athenian Agora; ca. 500 B.C.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), pp. 66-67, fig. 39.

Guide (2010), front cover, pp. 8, 55, fig. 26.

Hesperia 75 (2006), pp. 86-87, n. 9, p. 100, n. 69, p. 103, n. 79, p. 105.

Mauzy (2006), back cover.

Hesperia Suppl. 31 (2003), pp. 289-290, figs. 5.7, 5.8.

AgoraPicBk 23 (1994), p. 5, fig. 4.

Shear (1994), p. 245, no. 82.

Guide (1990), p. 58, pl. 26.

Camp (1986), pp. 48, 51.

Guide (1976), fig. 22.

Travlos (1971), fig. 21.

Hesperia 37 (1968), p. 63, fig. 9.

Guide (1962), pp. 57-58, pl. IVa.

AgoraPicBk 4 (1960), fig. 35.

Hesperia Suppl. 4 (1940), p. 107, no. 91.

Hesperia 8 (1939), p. 205, fig. 4.

ILN (9 July 1938), p. 58, fig. 11.

Agora III, no. 713, p. 218.

Agora XIV, p. 117, pl. 64a.

Agora XIX, no. H 25, p. 27, pl. 2.

 

Ch. 6: Four More Common Greek Verbs

Inventory Number

I 4120

Image Number

2012.02.4782

Description

A 5th c. B.C. fragment of a list of Athenian Archons. The names on this fragment held the position in the years 527/6 to 522/1 B.C.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), p. 133.

Camp (1986), p. 42.

Guide (1976), p. 247, fig. 129.

AgoraPicBk 10 (1966), fig. 5.

Hesperia 32 (1963), pp. 187-205.

Guide (1962), pp. 162-163.

Phoenix 14 (1960), p. 27.

Hesperia Suppl. 8 (1949), p. 100.

Hesperia 8 (1939), p. 60, no. 21.

Agora III, no. 368, p. 120.

 

Ch. 7: The Greek Noun: Masculine

Inventory Number

P 22998

Image Number

2012.02.4519

Description

Material found at the house of Simon the cobbler in Athens, including the base of a cup inscribed with Simon’s name. 5th c. B.C.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), pp. 142-143, fig. 81.

Guide (2010), p. 54. fig. 23.

AgoraPicBk 16 (2003), p. 18. fig. 26.

Guide (1990), p. 57, fig. 25.

Camp (1986), p. 146.

AgoraPicBk 17 (1978), fig. 13.

Guide (1976), p. 257.

Guide (1962), p. 170.

Archaeology 13 (1960), p. 238.

Hesperia 23 (1954), p. 54, noted.

Agora XIV, p. 174, pl. 88d.

Agora XXI, no. F 86, p. 36, pl. 14.

 

Ch. 9: The Greek Noun: Feminine and Neuter

Inventory Number

I 2843

Image Number

2008.16.0653

Description

Altar to Artemis; ca. 100 A.D.

Bibliography

Hesperia 10 (1941), p. 64, no. 30.

Agora III, no. 124, pp. 58-59.

Agora XVIII, no. V569.

 

Ch. 11: Conjunctions

Inventory Number

I 2843

Image Number

2008.16.0374

Description

Altar of Zeus Ombrios, ca. 100 A.D.

Bibliography

Hesperia 37 (1968), p. 291, no. 32, pl. 86

Hesperia 12 (1943), p. 72, no. 19.

Agora III, no. 386, p. 125.

 

Ch. 13: Pronouns

Inventory Number

I 5477

Image Number

2007.01.0948

Description

A decree of the Nomothetai, or law-givers, concerning the Lesser Panathenaia festival, ca. 335 B.C.

Bibliography

Hesperia 80 (2011), p. 283, n. 67.

Hesperia Suppl. 29 (1998), p. 31, no. 54.

Hesperia 65 (1996), p. 451, no. 14.

Tracy (1995), pp. 84, 86.

Hesperia 28 (1959), pp. 239-247, pl. 43.

Agora XIX, no. L 7, p. 184.

Agora XVI, no. 75, p. 114, pl. 7.

IG II-III3,1,2, 447a.

 

Ch. 14: More Pronouns

Inventory Number

I 7037

Image Number

2011.05.0085

Description

A columnar grave monument for a slave named Apollonios. Hellenistic or Roman period.

Bibliography

Grossman (1998), pp. 75, 76, nn. 8, 9, 15, fig. 3

AgoraPicBk 12 (1971), fig. 65.

Agora XVII, no. 718, p. 136, pl. 58.

Agora XXXV, no. 233, pl. 74.

IG II2, no. 10730.

 

 

Ch. 16: Prepositions and Prefixes

Inventory Number

I 28

Image Number

2007.01.0827

Description

The plinth for a bust, now missing, inscribed as a dedication by Kittos. 4th c. B.C.

Bibliography

Hesperia 74 (2005), p. 420, fig. 11.

Hesperia 3 (1934), p. 66, no. 59

Agora XVIII, no. V637.

 

Ch. 18: Introduction to Omega Verbs

Inventory Number

I 3845

Image Number

2011.05.0110

Description

Grave monument for Athenokles, 4th c. B.C.

Bibliography

Clairmont (1993), no. 1.193.

Guide (1976), p. 300.

AgoraPicBk 10 (1966), fig. 34.

Guide (1962), p. 192.

Peek (1955), no. 344.

ILN (18 July 1936).

Agora XVII, no. 697, p. 133.

Agora XXXV, no. 78, pl. 23.

IG II2, no. 10593.

 

Ch. 20: The Future Tense

Inventory Number

I 5147

Image Number

2012.26.0325

Description

A decree concerning relations with Aphytis, a city in Chalkidike. 426/5 B.C. The decree was later re-used in the Byzantine period as threshold for a door.

Bibliography

Hesperia 63 (1994), p. 172.

Hesperia 13 (1944), p. 211, no. 2.

Agora XVI, no. 15, p. 18.

IG I3, no. 62.

 

Ch. 22: The Future Tense: Consonant Stems

Inventory Number

I 4712

Image Number

2009.04.0242

Description

Base for a statue made by the renowned 4th c. B.C. sculptor Praxiteles. The inscription dates to ca. 50 B.C.-50 A.D. The base was later incorporated into the Post-Herulian Wall, a late Roman wall that was hastily built to fend off invaders. The base remains in this wall today.

Bibliography

Hesperia 12 (1943), p. 55, no. 13.

Agora XVIII, no. H352, pl. 33.

Agora XXIV, p. 130.

IG2, no. 3886.

 

Ch. 25: Contract Verbs

Inventory Number

I 6886

Image Number

2009.04.0459

Description

Fragment of a dedicatory inscription of the late 4th or 5th c. A.D. Two sets of smaller letters (ΤΩΝ and ΡΑ) can be found between lines 1 and 2. These are corrections to the original inscription.

Bibliography

Agora XVIII, no. X760, pl. 77.

 

Ch. 26: Contract Futures

Inventory Number

I 1060

Image Number

2009.04.0063

Description

A dedication of a stairway, ἄνοδον, during the reign of the Roman emperor Publius Septimius Geta Caesar, ca. 200 A.D.

Bibliography

Agora XVIII, no. C223, pl. 20.

 

 

Ch. 28: Third Declension Nouns: Stems in -ρ and -εσ

Inventory Number

I 5620

Image Number

2009.04.0321

Description

Fragment of a dedicatory inscription, later re-used as a doorsill. Note the footwear on the left side of the stone. 1st c. A.D.

Bibliography

Agora XVIII, no. H494, pl. 50.

IG II2, no. 4116.

 

Ch. 28: Third Declension Nouns: Stems in -ι and -υ

Inventory Number

I 5041

Image Number

2011.05.0052

Description

Funeral lekythos with relief. Above the seated figure is the inscription: ΠΕΙΘΙΣ. 4th c. B.C.

Bibliography

AM 85 (1970), p. 84, no. 160, pl. 27.

Schmaltz (1970), no. A 155.

Hesperia 29 (1960), p. 84, no. 160, pl. 27.

Agora XVII, no. 954, p. 168.

Agora XXXV, no. 164, pl. 50.

 

Ch. 32: First Declension Nouns

Inventory Number

I 5301

Image Number

2009.04.0289

Description

Marble base for a bronze statue. The inscription honors a young woman, who received crowns for her service as a hearth initiate, and for leading the processions at important festivals for Apollo and Athena. 2nd c. B.C.

Bibliography

Agora XVIII, no. H333, pl. 31.

 

Ch. 32: First Declension Nouns

Inventory Number

I 5301

Image Number

2009.04.0289

Description

Marble base for a bronze statue. The inscription honors a young woman, who received crowns for her service as a hearth initiate, and for leading the processions at important festivals for Apollo and Athena. 2nd c. B.C.

Bibliography

Agora XVIII, no. H333, pl. 31.

 

Ch. 33: Second Declension Nouns

Inventory Number

I 4869

Image Number

2012.02.4572

Description

Marble basin fragment, written in the Attic alphabet, ca. 500 B.C. The rim is inscribed with part of an inscription reading: “of the Bouleuterion.”

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), p. 148.

Shear (1994), p. 236, no. 52, fig. 11.

Guide (1976), p. 253.

Ginouvès (1962), p. 307, no. 5.

Guide (1962), p. 167.

Hesperia Suppl. 4 (1940), p. 143, fig. 102a.

Agora III, no. 605, pp. 182-183.

Agora XIV, p. 30, pl. 30d.

Agora XVIII, no. A25.

 

Ch. 35: The Middle Voice

Inventory Number

I 5459

Image Number

2011.05.0060

Description

Fragment of a funerary lekythos. Names are inscribed above the heads of the three figures: Τιμοκράτης, Κλεόμαχος, Τιμοκράτης.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), pp. 26-27, fig. 14.

Schmaltz (1970), no. A 214.

Hesperia 30 (1961), p. 276, no. 124, pl. 55.

Agora XVII, no. 994, p. 174.

Agora XXXV, no. 182, pl. 57.

 

 

Ch. 36: More Middle Voice: Middle Futures

Inventory Number

I 4804

Image Number

2010.08.0067

Description

Fragment of an altar to Zeus Ombrios, the top of which was cut away for later re-use. Julio-Claudian period.

Bibliography

Hesperia 12 (1943), p. 73, no. 21.

Agora III, no. 386, pp. 124-125.

Agora XVIII, no. V626.

 

Ch. 39: Personal and Reflexive Pronouns

Inventory Number

I 2090

Image Number

2008.16.0698

Description

Grave monument for a daughter of someone named Alexandros, from Phaleron. Roman period.

Bibliography

Hesperia 17 (1948), p. 50, no. 54.

Agora XVII, no. 325, p. 81.

 

Ch. 40: Pronouns Concluded

Inventory Number

SS 1024

Image Number

2013.13.1140

Description

Stamped Rhodian amphora handle, with head of Helios. Hellenistic Period.

Bibliography

Hesperia 3 (1934), p. 221, no. 19.

 

Ch. 42: Infinitives and Indirect Statement

Inventory Number

I 3542

Image Number

2014.04.0125

Description

Inscribed fragment of a Herm. Head is missing, but traces of a beard and philosopher’s cloak remain. Two epigrams are inscribed in honor of Iamblichos, a philosopher and benefactor of Athens. 4th c. A.D.

Bibliography

Sironen (1997), p. 72, no. 15.

Hesperia 23 (1954), p. 64, pl. 9.

Agora XVIII, no. H395.

 

Ch. 45: The Imperfect Tense

Inventory Number

SS 1024

Image Number

2013.13.1140

Description

Stamped handle of Rhodian amphora, detailing the year (Ἐπὶ Κλειτομάχου) and month (Βαδρομίου) that the vessel was made. Hellenistic Period.

Bibliography

Hesperia 3 (1934), p. 221, no. 19.

 

Ch. 48: Adjectives: Part I

Inventory Number

I 7262

Image Number

2014.04.0410

Description

A dedicatory plaque from the cave of Apollo on the north slope of the Acropolis.

Bibliography

Unpublished

 

Ch. 49: Adjectives: Part II

Inventory Number

I 4294

Image Number

2007.11.1043

Description

A small votive plaque to Zeus Hypsistos. Cylinders at center are likely legs. 2nd c. A.D.

Bibliography

Hesperia 29 (1960), p. 63, no. 107, pl. 20.

Agora XVIII, no. V619.

 

Ch. 52: The Aorist Tense

Inventory Number

I 6628

Image Number

2000.02.0498

Description

Marble base for a statue of the personification of the Iliad. Likely stood in the Library of Pantainos. c. A.D. 100.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), p. 36.

Braund and Wilkins (2000), pl. 4.

Travlos (1971), fig. 310.

Hesperia 23 (1954), pp. 62, 317 ff., pl. 14c.

Archaeology 6 (1953), p. 145.

Agora III, no. 464, p. 150.

Agora XVIII, no. C29.

 

Ch. 52: The Aorist Continued

Inventory Number

PD 2413

Image Number

2000.02.0498

Description

Plan for the base and statue of the personification of the Iliad. Likely stood in the Library of Pantainos. c. A.D. 100.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), p. 36.

Braund and Wilkins (2000), pl. 4.

Travlos (1971), fig. 310.

Hesperia 23 (1954), pp. 62, 317 ff., pl. 14c.

Archaeology 6 (1953), p. 145.

Agora III, no. 464, p. 150.

Agora XVIII, no. C29.

 

Ch. 56: Adverbs and Numbers

Inventory Number

I 236

Image Number

2008.19.0025

Description

Fragment of the record of the sale of property confiscated from those who profaned the Mysteries and mutilated Herms. 414/3 B.C.

Bibliography

AgoraPicBk 4 (2004), p. 15, fig. 17.

 

Ch. 58: The Middle Voice: Imperfect

Inventory Number

I 4568

Image Number

2008.01.0133

Description

Statue base for Archippe, set up by her mother possibly at the Eleusinion. 4th c. B.C.

Bibliography

Hesperia 58 (1989), p. 85.

Hesperia 29 (1960), p. 37, no. 46.

Hesperia 7 (1938), pp. 329-330.

Agora XVIII, no. H325.

Agora XXXI, no. 10, p. 189, pl. 27.

 

 

Ch. 59: The Middle Voice: Aorist

Inventory Number

I 4446

Image Number

2012.51.1034

Description

An inscription of Athenian councillors. 2nd c. B.C.

Bibliography

Hesperia 11 (1942), p. 31.

Agora XV, no. 381, p. 278.

 

Ch. 62: Comparative and Superlative

Inventory Number

I 6603

Image Number

2011.05.0076

Description

A marble leykythos, inscribed with a name above the left figure. 4th c. B.C.

Bibliography

Hesperia 32 (1963), p. 51, no. 81, pl. 18.

Agora XVII, no. 975, p. 171.

Agora XXXV, no. 170, pl. 53.

 

Ch. 65: Participles: Present and Future Active

Inventory Number

I 7618

Image Number

2008.05.0019

Description

A garlanded boukranion (ox skull) is on the preserved corner of what is likely an altar or base; worn traces of an inscription can be seen above the molding. Date unknown.

Bibliography

Unpublished

 

Ch. 66: Participles: Aorist Active, Middle, and Passive

Inventory Number

I 5968

Image Number

2013.04.9211

Description

A  dedicatory plaque, likely to ΗΡΩΙ ΙΑΤΡΩΙ, the Hero Physician. 3rd-2nd c. B.C.

Bibliography

Hesperia 17 (1948), p. 39, no. 26.

Agora III, no. 347, p. 115.

Agora XVIII, no. V602.

 

Ch. 67: Participles: Use and Function

Inventory Number

I 774

Image Number

2011.05.0008

Description

A bilingual (Latin and Greek) grave monument. 1st c. A.D.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), p. 25, fig. 10.

Hesperia 32 (1963), p. 87, pl. 31.

Hesperia 10 (1941), p. 243, no. 43.

Agora XVII, no. 1056, p. 187.

Agora XXXV, no. 385, pls. 126, 127.

 

Ch. 70: Vocative and Imperative

Inventory Number

I 63

Image Number

2009.04.0248

Description

Miniature votive altar dedicated to the goddess Nemesis. 3rd c. A.D.

Bibliography

Hesperia 12 (1943), p. 87, no. 26.

Hesperia 3 (1934), p. 77.

Agora XVIII, no. V608, pl. 60.

 

Ch. 73: The Perfect System: Part I

Inventory Number

I 5868

Image Number

2009.04.0349

Description

Fragment of a three-sided tripod base, possibly a Roman choregic monument. 1st-2nd c. A.D.

Bibliography

Agora XVIII, no. C189, pl. 14.

Agora XXXV, no. 384, pl. 125.

 

Ch. 74: The Perfect System: Part II

Inventory Number

I 7167

Image Number

2010.01.0360

Description

Fragment of sculpted monument commemorating a tribal victory in the ἀνθιππασία (team cavalry display) at the Panathenaic games. On the back is the inscription ΛΕΟΝΤΙΣ ΕΝΙΚΑ, “the Leontis tribe won.” ca. 400 B.C.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), pp. 32, 46-48, fig. 28.

Camp and Mauzy (2009), p. 31, fig. 31.

AgoraPicBk 24 (1998), p. 29, figs. 41, 42.

Guide (1990), p. 204, fig. 132.

AM-BH 13 (1989), pl. 212.

Camp (1986), pp. 2, 121.

Hesperia 47 (1978), p. 194.

Guide (1976), p. 198, fig. 101.

Hesperia 40 (1971), p. 271, pl. 57c.

Agora XIV, p. 95, n. 72.

 

Ch. 75: The Perfect System: Pluperfect

Inventory Number

P 109

Image Number

2007.01.1515

Description

Fragment of a Panathenaic Amphora with an inscribed pedestal for a figure. 3rd c. B.C.

Bibliography

Hesperia 26 (1957), p. 343, no. 27, pl. 82.

Peters (1942), p. 7.

Hesperia 5 (1936), p. 56, fig. 10.

 

Ch. 78: Particles; Adverbs; Defective Verbs

Inventory Number

I 5499

Image Number

2012.27.0084 (8-209)

Description

A polished or worn field stone used as a weight measuring διστά(τερον), or two staters. ca. 500 B.C. Athenian Agora Excavations.

Bibliography

Agora X, no. SW 16, p. 37, pl. 12.

 

Ch. 81: The Subjunctive Mood

Inventory Number

I 7396

Image Number

2007.01.1515

Description

Inscribed votive stele for the hero Kallistephanos, with a scene from the workshop of a cobbler, Dionysios. 4th c. B.C.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), pp. 58, 60, fig. 37.

Hesperia 81 (2012), p. 476.

Hesperia 64 (1995), p. 124, no. 12.

AgoraPicBk 23 (1994), p. 11, fig. 14.

Guide (1990), p. 212, fig. 134.

Camp (1986), p. 147.

AgoraPicBk 19 (1980), p. 28, fig. 56.

Guide (1976), p. 208, fig. 107.

AJA 77 (1973), fig. 209.

 

Ch. 82: The Optative Mood

Inventory Number

I 7154

Image Number

2010.01.0273

Description

Relief of the Cave of Pan (north slope of the Acropolis), showing divinities gathered at a rustic altar for the birth of a baby (Dionysus or Ion?). The bottom of the relief is inscribed with the name of the dedicator: Neoptolemos, son of Antikles, of the deme Melite. ca.330 B.C.

Bibliography

Museum Guide (2014), pp. 43-44, 93, fig. 44.

AgoraPicBk 27 (2006), p. 50, fig. 53.

Ajootian (2005), p. 247, fig. 26.

Baumer (1997), pp. 70, 78, 82, 87, 113-114, 135, pl. 25.1.

Güntner (1994), p. 128, no. A 54, pl. 12.2.

Guide (1990), p. 201, fig. 131.

AM-BH 13 (1989), pp. 158, 199, 214, 240.

Camp (1986), p. 205.

Texte et Images (1984), pp. 59-60, pl. XVII, figs. 1, 2.

AgoraPicBk 19 (1980), title page.

Palagia (1980), pl. 67.

Neumann (1979), pl. 31a.

Guide (1976), p. 193, fig. 100.

Hesperia 42 (1973), pp. 168-170, pl. 35.

OpRom IX (1973), pp. 183-191.

ArchDelt 19 (1964).

Agora XXIV, p. 20, n. 215.

 

 

 

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