Inscriptions from the Athenian Agora
Many types of written records are found in the Agora, and this booklet presents a sample of the more than 10,000 inventoried inscriptions written on stone. The texts illustrated include diplomatic agreements, commemorative plaques for athletic victories, records of court judgements, boundary stones identifying different buildings, and fragmentary inscriptions featuring names (over 30,000 individual Athenians are now recorded).
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absentia Acharnai Acropolis AGORA PICTURE BOOKS Aischines Aixone Akousilaos altar Ancient Apollo Xanthos archon Argive ATHENIAN AGORA PICTURE Athenians are known Attic B.C. Kephisodoros belonged boundary stones century B.C. citizens City Dionysia city of Athens confiscated dedicated Delphi deme parish Demeter Azesia Demos Demosthenes Elaphebolion embassies Ephesos epigram eponymous magistrates Euthios EXCAVATIONS famous Ferguson Ferguson's Law found in place fourth century mark frag fragment of Pentelic Gleontes Gravestone Hellenistic Hermione Hipparchos Hippias honored Hypereides Kallias Kimon king Kleiokrateia Laureion letters Library of Pantainos Marathon Market Square Melite mountain deme moved the decree names official order Pausanias Peloponnesian Pentelic marble Persian Philip Philokrates of Hagnous phylai tribes phyle Akamantis phyle Oineis Polyeuktos praise Praxiteles preserved Propylaia prytany Pythaids Pytharatos Pythodoros quota Sacred sacrifices sanctuary secretary Sigeion small fragment Sophokles Sparta Spoudias statue stele of Pentelic Stoa of Attalos Suidas Tanagra thousand drachmai Thria treaty Twelve Gods younger Peisistratos