Hesperia 79.3 Now Online
The fall issue of Hesperia is now available online. The printed version will be mailed to subscribers soon. This issue contains five articles, ranging from the Classical to the Late Byzantine period—something of interest for everyone! Priniatikos Pyrgos and the Classical Period in Eastern Crete: Feasting and Island Identities, by Brice Erickson, takes a close look at a deposit of fine wares, ash, and animal bones at Priniatikos Pyrgos, and explores the possibility—and implications—of public feasting having taken place. Read more. Deme Theaters in Attica and the Trittys System, by Jessica Paga, considers the complex ways in which deme theaters across Attica functioned as a critical link connecting Athenian ritual, society, and the democratic process. Read more. Towers and Fortifications at Vayia in the Southeast Corinthia, by William Caraher, David Pettegrew, and Sarah James, offers a comprehensive look at the way in which rural coastal fortifications at Vayia were used in the Classical–Hellenistic period to protect Corinthian territory. Read more. A Prytany Dedication from Athens Found at Corinth, by Paul Iversen, documents an inscription relevant to the career of the undersecretary Eisidotos of Athens—and also explores the mystery of why an Athenian prytany dedication would have turned up at Corinth. Read more. A Middle–Late Byzantine Pottery Assemblage from Sagalassos: Typo-Chronology and Sociocultural Interpretation, by Athanasios Vionis, Jeroen Poblome, Bea De Cupere, and Marc Waelkens, is a wide-ranging discussion of a Byzantine ceramic assemblage from a major site in southwestern Turkey, with special emphasis on what we can learn of dietary and cooking practices in Byzantine Anatolia. Read more. Access to the online edition is available through universities around the world. Individual subscribers receive password access to current issues and to an archive of over 40,000 pages of the journal hosted by JSTOR. Hesperia subscribers also receive complimentary online access to Hesperia Supplements, and Corinth and Agora volumes. New subscriptions can be purchased securely online. Hesperia welcomes submissions from scholars working in all fields of Greek studies. Further information about how to submit an article can be found on our website.