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In connection with the Los Angeles opening of the exhibition The Amasis Painter and His World, a colloquium and symposium were held at the Getty Museum between February 28 and March 2, 1986. An international panel of scholars presented papers on various aspects of Greek vase-painting these papers are collected as fully annotated essays in the companion volume to the exhibition catalogue.They include an essay by Dietrich von Bothmer concerning the connoisseurship of Greek vases an examination by Martin Robertson of the status of Attic vase-painting in the mid-sixth century John Boardman’s discussion of Amasis and the implications of his name Walter Burkerts presentation on Homer in the second half of the sixth century and a paper by Albert Henrichs on representations of Dionysos in sixth-century Attic vase-painting.
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Charles Martin Robertson (11 September 1911 – 26 December 2004) was a British classical scholar and poet.
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