Inscriptions

The bibliography is a selection of relevant studies. Appendices to ABV, ARV, Para and Add list potter/painter inscriptions and kalos names.

Information regarding particular inscriptions can be obtained from Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), accessible via the Beazley Archive, as well as publications of the vessel in question, notably the Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum.

  • Arena, R., Le Iscrizioni Corinzie su Vasi (Rome, 1967).
  • Beazley, J.D., "The New Corpus of Attic Red-figured Vases with Signatures", Burlington Magazine 39 (1921) 230-235.
  • __________, "Some Inscriptions on Vases I", AJA 31 (1927) 345-353.
  • __________, "Some Inscriptions on Vases II", AJA 33 (1929) 361-367.
  • __________, "Little Master Cups", JHS 52 (1932) 167-204.
  • __________, "Some Inscriptions on Vases III", AJA 39 (1935) 475-488.
  • __________, "Some Inscriptions on Vases IV", AJA 45 (1941) 593-602.
  • __________, "Some Inscriptions on Vases V", AJA 54 (1950) 310-322.
  • __________, "Some Inscriptions on Vases VI", AJA 58 (1954) 187-190.
  • __________, "Some Inscriptions on Vases VII", AJA 61 (1957) 5-8.
  • __________, "Some Inscriptions on Vases VIII", AJA 64 (1960) 219-225.
  • __________, "Potter and Painter in Ancient Athens", in Kurtz , D.C. (ed.), Greek Vases - Lectures by J.D. Beazley (Oxford, 1989) 39-59.
  • Bessi, B., "La Musica del Simposio: Fonti Letterarie e Rappresentazioni Vascolari", Istituto Universitario Orientale: Annali (Archeologia e Storia Antica) new series 4 (1997) 137-152.
  • Boardman, J., "The New Attic Potter", OJA 2 (1983) 247-248.
  • ___________, "Kaloi and other names on Euphronios' vases", in Cygielman, M. et al. (eds.), Euphronios. Atti del Seminario Internazionale di Studi ( Florence, 1992) 45-50.
  • ___________, "'Reading' Greek Vases?", OJA 22 (2003) 109-114.
  • von Bothmer, D., "Ἄμασις, Ἀμασίδος", The J.Paul Getty Museum Journal 9 (1981) 1-4.
  • Cohen, B., "The Literate Potter - a tradition of incised signatures on Attic vases", Metropolitan Museum Journal 26 (1991) 49-96.
  • Cook, R.M., "'Epoiesen' on Greek Vases", JHS 91 (1971) 137-138.
  • _________., Greek Painted Pottery 4 th ed. (London and New York, 1997) 241-248.
  • Csapo, E. and Miller, M.C., "The 'Kottabos-Toast' and an inscribed red-figured cup", Hesperia 60 (1991) 367-382.
  • Dover , J.K., Greek Homosexuality (London , 1978) (s.v . vase-inscriptions).
  • Eisman, M., "A further note on ΕΠΟΙΕΣΕΝ signatures", JHS 94 (1974) 172.
  • Engelmann, H., "Wie nie Euphronios", ZPE 68 (1987) 129-133.
  • Fellmann, B., "Schriftzeile und Beischrifte", in Vierneisel, K. and Kaeser, B. (eds.), Kunst der Schale - Kultur des Trinkens (Munich,1990) 90-95.
  • Frel, J., "Euphronios and his Fellows", in Moon, W.G. (ed.), Ancient Greek Art and Iconography (Wisconsin, 1983) 147-158.
  • Greifenhagen, A., "Smikros: Lieblinginschrift und Malersignatur", JahrBerlMus 9 (1967) 5-25.
  • Guarducci, M., Epigrafia Greca III ( Rome, 1974) 456-495.
  • Hurwit, J., "The Word in the Image: Orality, Literacy and Early Greek Art", Word and Image 6.2 (1990) 180-197.
  • Immerwahr, H.R., "Book rolls on Attic vases", in Henderson, C. (ed.), Classical, Mediaeval and Renaissance Studies in Honour of Berthold Louis Ullman (Rome, 1964) 17-48.
  • ______________, "Inscriptions on the Anacreon Krater in Copenhagen", AJA 69 (1965) 152-154.
  • ______________, "Stesagoras II", TAPA 103 (1972) 181-186.
  • ______________, "More book rolls on Attic vases", AK 16 (1973) 143-147.
  • ______________, "Stesagoras II. Addendum", TAPA 104 (1974) 167-168.
  • ______________, "A lekythos in Toronto and the Golden Youth of Athens", Studies in Attic Epigraphy, History and Topography. Hesperia Supplement 19 (1982) 59-65.
  • ______________, "The Signatures of Pamphaios", AJA 88 (1984) 341-352.
  • ______________, Attic Script: A Survey (Oxford, 1990).
  • ______________, "The Lettering of Euphronios", in Wehgartner, I. (ed.), Euphronios und seine Zeit (Berlin, 1992) 49-56.
  • Johnston , A.M., Trademarks on Greek Vases (Warminster, 1979).
  • Keuls, E., "The Social Position of Attic Vase-Painters and the Birth of Caricature", in Christiansen, T. and Melander, M. (eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on Ancient Greek and Related Pottery, Copenhagen. August 31-September 4 1987 (Copenhagen, 1988) 310-313.
  • Kilmer, M.F., "In Search of the Wild Kalos-Name", Echos du Monde Classique 12 (1993) 173-199.
  • Klein, W., Die Griechischen Vasen mit Meistersignaturen (Vienna, 1887).
  • ________, Die Griechischen Vasen mit Lieblingsinschriften (Leipzig, 1898).
  • Kretschmer, P., Die Griechischen Vaseninschriften (1894).
  • Lissarrague, F., "Paroles d'images: remarques sur le functionnement de l' écriture dans l'imagerie attique", in Christin, A.M. (ed.), Écritures II ( Paris, 1985) 71-93.
  • ____________, "Graphein: écrire et dessiner", in Bron, C. and Kassapoglou, E. (eds.), L'image en jeu (Lausanne, 1992).
  • ____________, "Epiktetos egraphsen: the writing on the cup", in Goldhill, S. and Osborne, R. (eds.), Art and Text in Ancient Greek Culture (Cambridge, 1994) 12-27.
  • ____________, "Publicity and Peformance: Kalos inscriptions in Attic Vase-Painting", in Goldhill, S. and Osborne, R. (eds.), Performance Culture and Athenian Democracy (Cambridge, 1999) 359-373.
  • Lorber, F., Inschriften auf Korinthischen Vasen (Berlin, 1979).
  • Neer, R. T., Style and Politics in Athenian Vase Painting: The Craft of Democracy ca. 530-460 BCE (Cambridge, 2002) 87-123, 133-134.
  • Neumann, G., "Zu einige Beischriften auf M ünchner Vasen", AA (1977) 38-43.
  • Raubitschek, A., "Leagros", Hesperia 8 (1939) 155-164.
  • Rebillard, L., "Ex ékias apprend à écrire. Diffusion de l' écriture chez les artisans du Ceramique au VIe s. av. J.C. " in Baurain, C., Bonnet, C. and Krings, V. (eds.), Phoinikeia Grammata (Namur, 1991) 549-564.
  • Robertson, M., "'Epoiesen' on Greek vases: other considerations", JHS 92 (1972) 137-138.
  • Robinson, D.M. and Fluck, J., A Study of Greek Love Names (1937).
  • Rosati, R., "La nozione di 'propriet à dell'officina' e l'epoiesen nei vasi attici", Atti della Accademia delle Scienze dell'Instituto di Bologna, Classe di Scienze Morali 65 (1966-67) 45-73.
  • Schauenburg, K., "ΑΙΝΕΑΣ ΚΑΛΟΣ", Gymnasium 76 (1969) 42-53.
  • Seeberg, A., "Epoiesen, egrapsen and the organization of the vase-trade" JHS 114 (1994) 162-164.
  • Shapiro, H.A., "Hippokrates, son of Anaxileos", Hesperia 49 (1980) 289-293.
  • ___________, "Kallias Kratiou Alopekethen", Hesperia 51 (1982) 69-73.
  • ___________, "Epilykos Kalos", Hesperia 52 (1983) 303-310.
  • ___________, "Kalos Inscriptions with Patronymic", ZPE 68 (1987) 107-18.
  • Siebert, G., "Signatures d'artistes, d'artisans et de fabricants dans l'antiquit é classique", Ktema 3 (1978) 111-131.
  • Slater, N.W., "The Vase as Ventriloquist: jako | inscriptions and the culture of fame" in Mackay, E.A. (ed.), Signs of Orality (Leiden, 1999) 143-161.
  • Snodgrass, A.M., "The Uses of Writing on Early Greek Painted Pottery", in Rutter, N.K. and Sparkes, B.A. (eds.), Word and Image in Ancient Greece (Edinburgh, 2000) 22-34.
  • Talcott, L., "Vases and kalos names from an Agora Well", Hesperia 5 (1936) 333-354.
  • Tosto, V., The Black-Figured Pottery Signed ΜΙϑΟΡΗΕMΕΡ ΕΘΟΙΕΡΕΜ (Amsterdam, 1999) 173-192.
  • Wachter, R., "The Inscriptions on the François Vase", Museum Helveticum 48 (1991) 86-113.
  • __________, Non-Attic Greek Vase Inscriptions (Oxford, 2001).
  • Webster, T.B.L., Potter and Patron in Ancient Athens (London, 1972).
  • Werincke, K., Die Griechischen Vasen mit Lieblingsnamen (Berlin, 1890).