Alan Shapiro

Classical Archaeology, Baltimore
Fellowship: 01.10.2009-30.09.2010


Alan Shapiro is Professor for Classical Archaeology at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Department of Classics. Previously, he lectured at the Columbia University in New York. He was a guest professor in Princeton and at the LMU in Munich. His focal point is the research of the iconology of Greek vases.


Fields of Research

Antique Greek Art, Iconology of Greek vases


Publications (Selection)

  • Nikolaos Kaltsas und Alan Shapiro (Hg.): Worshiping Women. Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens. Ausst. Kat. New York: Onassis Cultural Center 2008.
  • Alan Shapiro (Hg.): The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece. Cambridge u.a.: Cambridge Univ. Press 2007.
  • Alan Shapiro: The Wrath of Creon [Art.]. In: Antigone’s Answer: Essays on Death and Burial, Family and State in Classical Athens. Hg. von Cynthia B. Patterson. Lubbock: Texas Tech. Univ. Press 2006, S. 119-134.
  • Alan Shapiro: The Judgment of Helen in Athenian Art [Art.]. In: Periklean Athens and its Legacy: Problems and Perspectives. Hg. von Judith M. Barringer, Jeffrey M. Hurwit. Austin: University of Texas Press 2005, S. 47-62. 

  • Alan Shapiro: Dance [Art.]. In: Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum Antiquorum. Bd.1. Hg. von Jean Charles Balty. Los Angeles: Getty Publications 2004, 299-343.
  • Alan Shapiro: Modest Athletes and Liberated Women: Etruscans on Attic black-figure Vases [Art.]. In: Not the Classical Ideal: Athens and the Construction of the Other in Greek Art. Hg. von Beth Cohen. Leiden u.a.: Brill 2000, S. 315-337.
  • Alan Shaprio: Vigil. Chicago u.a.: University of Chicago Press 1997.
  • Alan Shapiro: Art and Cult under the Tyrans in Athens. Mainz: Philipp von Zabern 1989. Supplement 1995.
  • Alan Shapiro (Hg.): Greek Vases in the San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, Texas: San Antonio Museum of Art 1995.
  • Alan Shapiro: Myth into Art. Poet and Painter in Classical Greece. London u.a.: Routledge 1994.
  • Alan Shapiro: Personifications in Greek Art. Kulchberg, Zürich: Akanthus 1993.