The article selects a group of Italiote vases with mythological scenes proven coming from Italic sites and already regarded as derived, in their iconography, from Attic tragic drama. Through a new philological analysis, both of vascular scenes and historical and cultural context of the vessels, it is discussed theatrical derivation of the images, even on the basis of linguistic reasons.

Myth and tragedy: red-figure pottery and verbal communication in central and northern Apulia in the later fourth century BC

TODISCO, Luigi Michele
2012

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The article selects a group of Italiote vases with mythological scenes proven coming from Italic sites and already regarded as derived, in their iconography, from Attic tragic drama. Through a new philological analysis, both of vascular scenes and historical and cultural context of the vessels, it is discussed theatrical derivation of the images, even on the basis of linguistic reasons.
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