Between art history and archeaology: recent studies in Greek ceramics
Seven books representing a cross-section of various types of Greek pottery studies are reviewed. These are 'Studies in Archaic Corinthian Vase Painting' by D.A. Amyx and Patricia Lawrence, 'Elische Keramik Des 5. und 4.' by Jurgen Schilbach, 'Laconian Drinking Vessels and Other Open Shapes: Laconian Black-Glazed Pottery' by C.M. Stibbe, 'Greek Vases in the national Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.' by Shirley Schwarz, 'Erlauterungen zur Griechischen Vasenmalerei' by Norbert Kunisch, 'Greek Painted Pottery' by R.M. Cook and 'The Red and the Black: Studies in Greek Pottery' by Brian A. Sparkes.
Publication Name: American Journal of Archaeology
Remus orthography: the history of the representation of the African-American voice
Lawrence Levine's 'Black Culture and Black Consciousness: Afro-American Folk Thought from Slavery to Freedom' synthesized anthropological and historical methodology. The book included sources that were the province of ethnography. Among them are stories, songs, and humor of the African-American community.
Publication Name: Journal of Folklore Research
Recent work at Tintagel
Archaeological work at Tintagel Island in Cornwall, England, has disclosed Mediterranean material from the 5th and 6th centuries. This is the first strong evidence suggesting Tintagel was an early trading center for Mediterranean cultures.
Publication Name: Medieval Archaeology
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- Abstracts: Tale of two Troys. Bits and pieces: toward an interactive classification of folktales. Psychologically-based criteria for classification by motif and tale type