Stephen V. Tracy

Professor Emeritus
Emeriti

Publications

Books

Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C. (University of California Press, 2003).
The Games at Athens (with Jenifer Neils), American School of Classical Studies at Athens, (Princeton 2003).

Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist (with J. Bodel). (American Academy in Rome, 1997).

Athenian Democracy in Transition: Attic Letter-Cutters of 340 to 290 B.C. (University of California Press, 1995).

The Story of the Odyssey. (Princeton University Press, 1990).

Attic Letter-Cutters of 229 to 86 B.C. (University of California Press, 1990).

IG II2 2336 Contributors of First Fruits for the Pythaïs. Beiträge zur Klassischen Philologie, Heft 139. (Meisenheim, 1982).

The Lettering of an Athenian Mason. Hesperia Supplement XV. (Princeton, 1975).

Book Co-edited

The Macedonians in Athens 322-229 B.C. (with O. Palagia). (Oxbow Books, Oxford, 2003).

Studies Presented to Sterling Dow on his Eightieth Birthday. Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Monograph 10. (Durham, 1984).

Book Chapters

"Demetrius of Phalerum: Who was He and Who was He Not?," in Demetrius of Phalerum, Rutgers University Studies in Classical Humanities IX (New Brunswick, NJ, 2000), pp. 331-345.

"Athenian Letter Cutters and Lettering on Stone in Vth to Ist Centuries B.C.," in Greek Letters From Tablet to Pixel, edited by M.S. Macrakis (New Castle, DE, 1996), pp. 43-53.

"The Structures of the Odyssey," in New Companion to Homer, edited by Barry Powell and Ian Morris (Leiden, 1997), pp. 360-379.

Articles

(with J. Ma), "Notes on Attic Statue Bases," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 150 (2004) 121-126.

"Reflections on the Athenian Ephebeia in the Hellenistic Age," in D. Kah and P. Scholtz, Das hellenistische Gymnasion. (Berlin, 2004) 207-210.

"Palaemon's Indecision," Being There Together: Essays in Honor of M.C.J. Putnam (Afton, MN, 2003) 66-77.

"The Date of Agora I 4256," Horos 14-16 (2000-03) 141-142.

"Antigonos Gonatoas, King of Athens," in The Macedonians in Athens 322-229 B.C. (Oxford, 2003) 56-60.

"A Major Athenian Letter-Cutter of ca. 410 to ca. 380: The Cutter of IG II2 17," in Gestures: Essays Presented to Alan L. Boegehold (Oxford, 2003) 351-363.

"Herodotus and Xanthippus, Father of Pericles," Noctes Atticae: Studies Presented to Jorgen Mejer (Copenhagen, 2002) 315-319.

"A New Fragment of IG II2 1750," Hesperia 70 (2001) 365-366.

"Dating Athenian Inscriptions: A New Approach," Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 144 (2000) 67-76.

"Athenian Politicians and Inscriptions of the Years 307 to 302," Hesperia 69 (2000) 227-233.

"Two Inscriptions from Petra," Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 43 (1999) 305-309.

"IG II2 2181 + 1028," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 124 (1999) 143-144.

"Inscribed finds," in M. Joukowsky, Petra Great Temple I. Brown University Excavations 1993-1997 (Providence, 1998) 376-379.

"An Imperial Inscription from Petra," in M. Joukowsky, Petra Great Temple I. Brown University Excavations 1993-1997 (Providence, 1998) 370-375.

"The dedicatory inscription to Trajan at the 'metropolis' of Petra," The Roman and Byzantine Near East volume 2: Some Recent Archaeological Research. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Suppl. series 31 (1999) 51-58.

"An Athenian Decree of the Year 335/4 B.C.," Hesperia 67.2 (1998) 219-221.

"T. Calestrius Tiro, Proconsul of Achaia?" Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 116 (1997) 153-156.

"Hands in Greek Epigraphy - Demetrios of Phaleron" in Boeotia Antiqua IV, ed. J.M. Fossey (Amsterdam, 1994) 151-161.

"Inscriptiones Deliacae: IG XI 713 and IG XI 1056," Athenische Mitteilungen 107 (1992)[1994] 303-314.

"IG II2 1195 and Agathe Tyche in Attica," Hesperia 63 (1994) 241-244.

"De Antipatro et Archedico Lamptrensi: IG II2 402 and Agora I 4990," Hesperia 62 (1993) 249-251.

"The Panathenaia: an Epigraphic Inquiry," Nikephoros 4 (1991) 133-153.

(with Christian Habicht), "New and Old Panathenaic Victor Lists," Hesperia 60 (1991) 187-236. Reprinted in Ch. Habicht, Athen in Hellenistischer Zeit (Munich, 1994) 73-139.

"TO ME DIS ARCHEIN," Classical Philology 86 (1991) 201-204.

"Hands in Samian Inscriptions of the Hellenistic Period," Chiron 20 (1990) 59-96.

"A Fragmentary Inscription from the Athenian Agora Praising Ephebes," Hesperia 59 (1990) 543-547.

"The Date of the Grain Decree from Samos: The Prosopographical Indicators," Chiron 20 (1990) 97-100.

"The Archon Pleistainos," Horos 7 (1989) 41-43.

"Theocritean Bucolic and Virgilian Pastoral: Commentary on Alpers," chapter two in Pastoral Revisions, the first issue of Arethusa 23 (1990) 47-59.

"IG II2 937: Athens and the Seleucids," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 29 (1988) 383-388.

"Ekklesia synkletos: a Note," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 75 (1988) 186-188.

"Two Attic Letter-Cutters of the Third Century: 286/5-235/4 B.C.," Hesperia 57 (1988) 303-322.

"Ephebic Inscriptions from Athens: Addenda and Corrigenda," Hesperia 57 (1988) 249-252.

"The Date of the Athenian Archon Achaios," American Journal of Ancient History 9 (1984) 43-47.

"Laocoon's Guilt," American Journal of Philology 108 (1987) 451-454.

"Darkness from Light, the Beacon Fire in the Agamemnon," Classical Quarterly 36 (1986) 257-260.

"An Early Inscribed Gold Ring from the Argolid," Journal of Hellenic Studies 106 (1986) 196; "Addendum," Ibid. 107 (1987) 193.

"Hands in Fifth-Century B.C. Attic Inscriptions," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Monograph 10 (1984) 277-282.

"Greek Inscriptions from the Athenian Agora," Hesperia 53 (1984) 369-377.

"Greek Inscriptions from the Athenian Agora, Third to First Centuries B.C.," Hesperia 51 (1982) 57-64.

"Sepulcrum Bianoris: Vergil, Eclogue 9.56-60," Classical Philology 77 (1982) 328-330.

"Agora I 7181 & IG II2 944b," Hesperia, Suppl. 19 (1982) 157-161.

"Greek Inscriptions from the Athenian Agora," Hesperia 48 (1979) 174-179.

"Athens in 100 B.C.," Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 83 (1979) 213-235.

"Five Letter-Cutters of Hellenistic Athens (230-130 B.C.)," Hesperia 47 (1978) 244-268.

"Catullan Echoes: Aeneid 6.333-336," The American Journal of Philology 98 (1977) 20-23.

"Greek Inscriptions from the Athenian Agora," Hesperia 45 (1976) 283-288.

"The Marcellus Passage (Aeneid 6.860-886) and Aeneid 9-12," The Classical Journal 70 (1975) 37-42.

"Notes on the Pythaïs Inscriptions (FD nos. 3-56)," Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique 99 (1975) 185-218.

"The Puzzle of Fouilles de Delphes III 2, no. 49," The American Journal of Archaeology 79 (1975) 85-87.

"Identifying Epigraphical Hands, II," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 14 (1973) 189-195.

"Epigraphical Notes: I. New Evidence for the Archon Sostratos; II. Further Evidence for the Election of Athenian Generals," Hesperia 41 (1972) 43-49.

"Prometheus Bound 114-17," Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 75 (1972) 59-62.

"A Series of Epigraphic Joins," The American Journal of Archaeology 75 (1971) 189-190.

"Greek Inscriptions," Hesperia 39 (1970) 308-312.

"Identifying Epigraphical Hands," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 11 (1970) 321-333.

"Argutatiinambulatioque (Catullus 6.11)," Classical Philology 64 (1969) 234-235.

"Notes on the Inscriptions of the Pythaïs of 98/7 B.C.," Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique 93 (1969) 371-395.

"Athenian Agora Inscriptions Cut by One Mason," Hesperia 36 (1967) 242-248.

"Semipopular" Publications

"The Nature of Vergilian Allusion: The Fifth Idyll and the Third Eclogue," Humanitas (Ohio Classical Conference) 3.1 (1978) 17-21.

"New Evidence on the Panathenaia," American School of Classical Studies Newsletter no. 26 (Fall 1990) 4-5.

"Democracy and Oligarchy in Athens from Aristotle to Sulla," Humanitas 19.1 (1995) 47-54.

Areas of Expertise
  • Greek Literature and Greek Epigraphy