Stephanos: Studies in Honor of Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway

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The studies collected here are presented to Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway to honor an unusually inspiring and energetic teacher, a dedicated and prolific scholar, and a profoundly humane and caring human being. Bruni's passion for Greek sculpture, her constantly inquiring mind, and her bold questioning of long-accepted positions have sparked many stimulating discussions, often planting the germ of an idea to which students return in their own work.

The themes here discussed reflect many of Bruni's scholarly interests. Most are on sculptural topics, but numismatics, architecture, and Iron Age Cyprus are also represented. Discussions focus on interpretations of technique and style, consider single sculptures, groups, and whole monuments, the well known as well as the unusual.

University Museum Monograph, 100

 

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Contents

List of Figures
1
Reconstructing the Treasury or Temple of Hera I at Foce del Sele
21
1
24
1
33
The Prometheus Group in Context
39
A Hellenistic Statue and Its Archaistic Support
53
Alkamenes and the Hermes Propylaos
61
A Semantics of Sculptural Style
69
The Eastern Pediment of the Old Athena Temple
173
1 The Acropolis protomes
174
2
176
Thoughts on the Seated Posture
181
9 Seated man from Eleutherna
187
Unfinished Hair and the Installation of the Pedimental Sculptures
193
3
198
11 West figure N centaur
200

The Acropolis of Athens Before 566 B C
79
Fragment of a large terracotta plaque from the North Slope of the Acropolis
83
The Amazon Myth and Gender Studies
89
Some Lost Sculptures from Minturnae
101
1 Athena Lemnia
106
A Bridle for the Bronze Horse from Artemision
115
1 Loculus cover of Eutropos
120
A Previously Unrecognized Example
131
5 Fragmentary marble statue of Nemesis from the QasrQarunDionysias fortress
133
Statues That Kill and the Gods Who Love Them
139
Two Limestone Goddesses from the Sanctuary of Demeter
145
1 Statue I lower half
147
11 Obverse of a Classical tetradrachm
158
The Relief Base of Atarbos Akropolis Museum 1338
163
Achaean
209
2 Model of socioeconomic relationships in chiefdoms and early state societies
218
The Corinth Theater Type
223
A Smiling Satyr in Context
235
1 Satyr front view
236
The Functions of the Sanctuary of Athena and the Pergamon Altar
241
7 Pergamon altar Gigantomachy frieze
246
Menelaos and Patroklos
255
7 Head of older Pasquino warrior left profile
259
23 Venus Genetrix
272
List of the Published Works of Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway
287
Index prepared by Eileen Markson
293
List of Contributors 301
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