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The 'banquet' motif on the funerary stelai from Demetrias

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This paper discusses tombstones bearing the banquet theme (Totenmahl) from Demetrias in Thessaly. Nearly all carried painted decoration, as was typical for the city, and date to the 3rd and 2nd centuries BC. The introduction presents the evidence concerning their number, discovery, state of preservation and publication. Following this, their typology, iconographical features and epitaphs are discussed. The imagery of the Demetrias tombstones is compared with the evidence from Thessaly and the...

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Oxford, HUM, Classics Faculty, Ancient History & Classical Arch
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Oxford, HUM, Classics Faculty, Ancient History & Classical Arch
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Peeters Publisher's website
Volume:
16
Pages:
405-480
Series:
Colloquia Antiqua
Publication date:
2016-04-25
Acceptance date:
2016-04-22
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pubs:619344
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uri:ceb5bf8a-d80a-4670-a683-430a883cfc5a
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uuid:ceb5bf8a-d80a-4670-a683-430a883cfc5a
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pubs:619344
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978-90-429-3251-7

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