“In this beautifully illustrated and accessible work on vase paintings from South Italy, Taplin has made an important contribution to the hotly disputed point at which classics and art history intersect.”—Religious Studies Review
About the Author
is Professor of Classics at Magdalen College, University of Oxford, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is a specialist on the interpretation of Greek drama through performance in both ancient and modern times. His books include Greek Tragedy in Action, Homeric Soundings and Comic Angels, a ground-breaking study of Greek comedy and vase-painting.