Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C. by Stephen V. Tracy

By Stephen V. Tracy

Little of the historiography of third-century Athens survives, and lots more and plenty of what we know--or may well know--about the interval has come all the way down to us in inscriptions carved by means of Attic stonemasons of the time. during this booklet Stephen Tracy, the world's preeminent professional during this sector, presents new perception into an unsettled and imprecise second in antiquity.

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Agora XV no. 89 line 23 and IG II 2 769 ϩ 441 lines 9 –10 ϭ B. D. Meritt, AJPh 66 (1945) 241–242. Note that Meritt prints the name of the speaker as LukomÆdhw Di[ . . . . L]ou[sieÊw]. The letters he read as OU are YU. We may read and restore with confidence LukomÆdhw Di[oxãrou Kon]yu[l∞yen]. 32. IG II 2 777 lines 6 –7 as restored in Habicht, Studien 202. 24 / Part I participation in the governing process. The probable abandonment of the secretary cycle for many of the years after 262 is thus a truly momentous change; it probably also entailed a change in the mode of selection from an allotment process to election or appointment.

216 6096 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 188 6259 ϭ Ag. XV no. 80 6416 6533 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 184 6551 ϭ Ag. XV no. 75 6560 6664 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 187 6696 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 186 6704 6731 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 189 6801 6844 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 163 7043 ϭ Ag. XV no. 89 7070 ϭ Ag. XVI no. C. 38 I 3238 Cutter, 88 Piraeus Museum Inv. No. 6657 SEG II no. 9 Cutter, 121, 127 ArchDelt 18A 103 –105 ArchDelt 18A 109 –110 SEG II no. 17 SEG II no. 8 SEG II no. 9 Cutter, 121, 125 SEG II no. 10 37 Addenda to the Cutter of IG II 2 1262 Dates: ca. 320 – ca.

For a list of inscriptions with mention of the Macedonian tribes and/or royal family erased, see S. Dow, Prytaneis: A Study of the Inscriptions Honoring the Athenian Councillors, Hesperia Suppl. 1 (Princeton 1937) 48 –50 with the additions by Habicht, Studien 148 n. 137. The tribe was not erased in IG II 2 784 and in Agora XV no. 84. Mention of the king and/or the royal house remain uneffaced on IG II 2 776 lines 9 –10, II 2 793, II 2 1225, and EM 13371 (Hesperia 52 [1983] 52 lines 23 –25). 36.

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