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Arias, P. E.

    Full Name: Arias, P. E.

    Other Names:

    • Paolo Enrico Arias

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1907

    Home Country/ies: Italy

    Subject Area(s): archaeology and Italian (culture or style)


    After teaching at the universities of Bologna and Catania, Arias joined the department of archaeology at the University of Pisa in 1961. His survey of Greek vase painting, Mille anni di ceramica greca, published in 1960, was published in English, German and French. In 1968 he was appointed chair of the department.

    Selected Bibliography

    [dissertation (?):] Il teatro greco fuori di Atene. Scuola normale superiore di Pisa, published under the same title, Florence: G. C. Sansoni, 1934; edited, with Pighi, G. Battista, and Grande, Carlo del. Enciclopedia classica. 12 vols. Turin: Società editrice internazionale, 1957ff.; Archaeologia: avviamento storico allo studio dell’archeologia classica. Catania: Crisafulli, 1943; Mille anni di ceramica greca. Florence: Sansoni, 1960, English, A History of Greek Vase Painting. London: Thames and Hudson, 1962, [published in the United States as] A History of 1,000 Years of Greek Vase Painting. New York: Abrams, 1962; Introduzione all’arte romana. Catania: G. Crisafulli, 1956; Pheidias. Catania: G. Crisafulli, 1944; Problemi di storia dell’arte greca. Bologna: Pa´tron, 1956; Scultura greca. Milan: Silvana, 1969; Corpus vasorum antiquorum. Italia. Museo archeologico nazionale di Siracusa. fasc. 17. Rome: Libreria dello Stato, 1941ff.; and Patitucci, Stella. Corpus vasorum antiquorum. Italia. Museo nazionale di Ferrara. fasc. 37, 48. Rome: Libreria dello Stato, 1963ff.


    Ridgway, Brunhilde Sismondo. “The State of Research on Ancient Art,” Art Bulletin 68 (March 1986): 8, note 8.


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