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From Hippias to Kallias. Greek Art inTransition, 527- 449 B.C. (May 19-20)

May 19, 2017 9:30

Acropolis Museum, 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 11742


Presented by

Olga Palagia, Elisavet Sioumpara

9:30-9:35 Welcome by the Minister of Culture

9:35-9:45 Welcoming Remarks by Demetrios Pandermalis (Acropolis Museum) 



9:45-10:00 Olga Palagia and Elisavet Sioumpara (organizers)


I. Τhe Athenian Acropolis

Chair: Panos Valavanis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

10:00-10:20 Μanolis Korres (National Technical University, Committee for the Restoration of the Acropolis Monuments) The Propylon on the Athenian Acropolis

10:20-10:40 Tasos Tanoulas (Service for the Restoration of the Acropolis Monuments) Issues of the Acropolis topography, ca. 450 B.C.

10:40-11:00 Andreas Scholl (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin) Zu den im späten 6. Jh. v. Chr. auf die Athener Akropolis geweihten Skulpturengattungen

11:00-11:20 Elisavet Sioumpara (Service for the Restoration of the Acropolis Monuments) The Acropolis after the Persian destruction and before the Periclean Era

11:20-11:40 Discussion

11:40-12:00  Coffee break

12:00-12:20 Jenifer Neils (American School of Classical Studies at Athens) Athena in the Ergasterion

12:20-12:40 Catherine M. Keesling (Georgetown University) Warriors, athletes, and heroes on the Athenian Acropolis, ca. 480-450 B.C.

12:40-1:00 Konstantinos Kalogeropoulos (Academy of Athens, Research Center for Antiquity) Wind of change? Evaluating decorated pottery from the Athenian Acropolis between 510 and 490 B.C. and its relations to previous and succeeding periods

1:00-1:20 Adele Scafuro & Andronike Makris (Brown University and Epigraphical Society of Athens) The inscribed bronzes from the Akropolis of Athens: some remarks.

1:20-1:40  Discussion


II.  Athens and Attica

Chair: Eleni Banou (Ephoreia of Athens)

3:00-3:20 Andrew Stewart (University of California at Berkeley) Cultural and technological evolution on the metopes of the Hephaisteion

3:20-3:40 Jutta Stroszeck (German Archaeological Institute, Athens) Tombstones in transition: Athenian grave markers between the late sixth and the mid fifth century B.C.

3:40-4:00 Iphigenia Leventi (University of Thessaly) Female statues of the Severe Style: typology, identifications and impact on later sculptures

4:00-4:20 Panos Valavanis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) What stood on top of the Marathon Trophy?

4:20-4:40 Συζήτηση Discussion

4:40-5:00 Coffee break

5:00-5:20 Antigoni Zournatzi (National Hellenic Research Foundation) Looking for Persians in Attic vase painting

5:20-5:40 Petros G. Themelis (University of Crete and Society of Messenian Studies) Prosperity and art in Athens (527-449 B.C.)

5:40-6:00 Angelos P. Matthaiou (Epigraphical Society of Athens) ἈIJυδροῖς γράIJIJασι. Inscribed monuments and documents of Athenian history 527-449 B.C.

6:00-6:20 Discussion

8:00 Dinner for Speakers and Chairs


Saturday, May 20, 2017


III. Beyond Athens

Chair: Ruth Bielfeldt (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)

10:00-10:20 Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier (German Archaeological Institute, Athens) The oracle sanctuary of Abai/Kalapodi before and after the Persian destruction

10:20-10:40 Anne Jacquemin & Didier Laroche (University of Strasbourg) Le portique des Athéniens revisité

10:40-11:00 Sylvian Fachard (University of Geneva) A common model? Civic and territorial similarities between Athens and Eretria

11:00-11:20  Discussion

11:20-11:40 Coffee break

11:40-12:00 Astrid Fendt (Munich Glyptothek) The sculptures of the temple of Aphaia on Aigina in their contemporary context

12:00-12:20 Matthias Hofter (University of Munich) Technische Überlegungen zu den Aigina-Giebeln

12:20-12:40 Hans R. Goette (German Archaeological Institute, Berlin) Αn Early Classical figure of a heroic warrior - part of a pediment?

12:40-1:00 Συζήτηση Discussion


IV. Asia Minor

Chair: Reinhard Senff (German Archaeological Institute, Athens)

2:30-2:50 Brian Rose (University of Pennsylvania) The arts in Asia Minor during and after the Persian Wars

2:50-3:10 Alexander Herda (Humboldt University) Original and copy. Miletos before and after the Persian Wars

3:10-3:30 Uta Dirschedl (German Archaeological Institute, Berlin) The Archaic sanctuary of Apollo at Didyma and the so-called Persian destruction

3:30-3:50 Olga Palagia (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) In the shadow of Cimon: from Late Archaic to Early Classical in Xanthos

3:50-4:10 Discussion

4:10-4:30 Closing Remarks by the Organizers