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Contents page List of contributors ix List of illustrations x List of abbreviations xiv Introduction: From the Ground Up Peter Wilson PART I. FESTIVALS AND PERFORMERS: SOME NEW PERSPECTIVES 1. Deconstructing Festivals William Slater 2. Theatre Rituals Angelos Chaniotis 3. The Organisation of Music Contests in the Hellenistic Period and Artists' Participation: An Attempt at Classification Sophia Aneziri PART II. FESTIVALS OF ATHENS AND ATTICA 4. The Men Who Built the Theatres: Theatropolai, Theatronai, and Arkhitektones Eric Csapo With an Archaeological Appendix by Hans Rupprecht Goette 5. Choregic Monuments and the Athenian Democracy Hans Rupprecht Goette 6. Performance in the Pythion: The Athenian Thargelia Peter Wilson PART III. BEYOND ATHENS 7. Dithyramb, Tragedy – and Cyrene Paola Ceccarelli and Silvia Milanezi 8. A Horse from Teos: Epigraphical Notes on the Ionian-Hellespontine Association of Dionysiac Artists John Ma 9. Kraton, Son of Zotichos: Artists' Associations and Monarchic Power in the Hellenistic Period Brigitte Le Guen 10. Theoria and Theatre at Samothrace: The Dardanos by Dymas of Iasos Ian Rutherford 11. The Dionysia at Iasos: Its Artists, Patrons, and Audience 294 Charles Crowther 12. An Opisthographic Lead Tablet from Sicily with a Financial Document and a Curse Concerning Choregoi 335 David Jordan 13. Sicilian Choruses 351 Peter Wilson Bibliography 378 General Index 413 Index Locorum 419 Epigraphical Index 424
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Theater -- Greece -- History -- To 500.
Festivals -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.