Raoul Bertrand Lecture in Classics: H. Alan Shapiro
H. Alan Shapiro is a classical archaeologist with a particular interest in Greek art, myth and religion in the Archaic and Classical periods. He has written numerous studies of Greek vase iconography, including “Personifications in Greek Art” (1993) and “Myth into Art: Poet and Painter in Classical Greece” (1994). His interest in the interrelationship among art, religion, and politics is best represented in his book Art and Cult Under the Tyrants in Athens (1989; Supplement, 1995). He is working on a study of Theseus in fifth-century Athens.