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Name Julia Shear
Position Senior Associate Member; CHS Fellow in Hellenic Studies
Institutional Affiliation American School of Classical Studies at Athens; Harvard University
Latitude 38
Longitude 23.7
Research Interests

Ancient Greek history and classical archaeology; ancient Greek religion and epigraphy; ancient Athens, democracy, identity, and memory.

Websites http://hist.boun.edu.tr/content/julia-shear-0; http://boun.academia.edu/JuliaLShear

Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities, in preparation.
Julia Louise Shear Page 2
Publications continued
Polis and Revolution: Responding to Oligarchy in Classical Athens, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
‘An Inconvenient Past in Hellenistic Athens: The Case of Phaidros of Sphettos’, in The Shaping of the Past: Greek
Historiography and Epigraphic Memory, eds. C. Constantakopoulou and M. Fragoulaki, volume in preparation for
consideration by CUP; revised text submitted to editors on 30 September 2016.
‘Writing Past and Present in Hellenistic Athens: The Honours for Demosthenes’, in Writing Matters: Presenting and
Perceiving Monumental Texts in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, eds. I. Berti, K. Bolle, F. Opdenhoff, and F.
Stroth, Berlin: De Gruyter Verlag, forthcoming; expected 2017.
‘The Panathenaia and Local Festivals’, in The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World, eds. T.
Scanlon and A. Futrell, Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
‘“Their memories will never grow old”: The Politics of Remembrance in the Athenian Funeral Orations’, CQ 63
(2013), pp. 511-536.
‘Choruses and Tripods: The Politics of the Choregia in Roman Athens’, in Dithyramb in Context, eds. B. Kowalzig and
P. Wilson, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, pp. 389-408.
‘The Tyrannicides, their Cult, and the Panathenaia: A Note’, JHS 132 (2012), pp. 107-119.
‘Religion and the Polis: The Cult of the Tyrannicides at Athens’, Kernos 25 (2012), pp. 27-55.
‘The Politics of the Past: Remembering Revolution at Athens’, in Greek Notions of the Past in the Archaic and
Classical Eras: History without Historians, eds. J. Marincola, L. Llewellyn-Jones, and C. Maciver, Edinburgh
Leventis Studies 6, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012, pp. 276-300.
‘Hadrian, the Panathenaia, and the Athenian Calendar’, ZPE 180 (2012), pp. 159-172.
‘Demetrios Poliorketes, Kallias of Sphettos, and the Panathenaia’, in Studies in Greek Epigraphy and History in Honor
of Stephen V. Tracy, eds. G. Reger, F. X. Ryan, and T. F. Winters, Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2010, pp. 135-
‘Cultural Change, Space, and the Politics of Commemoration in Athens’, in Debating the Athenian Cultural
Revolution: Art, Literature, Philosophy, and Politics 430-380 B.C., ed. R. Osborne, Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2007, pp. 91-115.
‘The Oath of Demophantos and the Politics of Athenian Identity’, in Horkos: The Oath in Greek Society, eds. A. H.
Sommerstein and J. Fletcher, Exeter: Bristol Phoenix Press, 2007, pp. 148-160.
‘Reusing Statues, Rewriting Inscriptions, and Bestowing Honours in Roman Athens’, in Art and Inscriptions in the
Ancient World, eds. Z. Newby and R. Leader-Newby, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp. 221-246.
‘Royal Athenians: The Ptolemies and Attalids at the Panathenaia’, in The Panathenaic Games: Proceedings of an
International Conference held at the University of Athens, May 11-12, 2004, eds. O. Palagia and A. ChoremiSpetsieri,
Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2007, pp. 135-145.
‘Atarbos’ Base and the Panathenaia’, JHS 123 (2003), pp. 164-180.
‘Prizes from Athens: The List of Panathenaic Prizes and the Sacred Oil’, ZPE 142 (2003), pp. 87-108.
‘Fragments of Naval Inventories from the Athenian Agora’, Hesperia 64 (1995), pp. 179-224.
‘Peisandros’, Encyclopedia of Ancient History, eds. R. S. Bagnall, K. Broderson, C. B. Champion, A. Erskine, and S.
R. Huebner, on-line edition, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2015; http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/
‘Four Hundred, oligarchs at Athens’, ‘Five Thousand, at Athens’, ‘Probouloi’, ‘Thrasyboulos, Athenian democrat’,
‘Aristides (“the Just”)’, Encyclopedia of Ancient History, eds. R S.. Bagnall, K. Broderson, C. B. Champion, A.
Erskine, and S. R. Huebner, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2013.
Julia Louise Shear Page 3
Publications continued
‘Tyrannicides, representations of’, Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. M. Gagarin, Oxford: Oxford
University Press, 2010.
Review of B. Steinbock, Social Memory in Athenian Public Discourse: Uses and Meanings of the Past (Ann Arbor,
2013), CR 64 (2014), pp. 506-508.
Review of M. Bommas, ed., Cultural Memory and Identity in Ancient Societies (London, 2011), JHS 133 (2013), pp.
Review of B. Dignas and R. R. R. Smith, eds., Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World (Oxford, 2012),
BMCR 2012.12.36.
Review of N. Evans, Civic Rites: Democracy and Religion in Ancient Athens (Berkeley, 2010), BMCR 2010.11.04.
Review of G. V. Lalonde, Horos Dios: An Athenian Shrine and Cult of Zeus (Leiden, 2006), CR 59 (2009), pp. 639-
Review of R. Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (Oxford, 2005), JHS 127 (2007), pp. 191-192.
Review of J. Neils, ed., The Parthenon: From Antiquity to the Present (Cambridge, 2005), BMCR 2006.08.23.
Review of J. M. Barringer and J. M. Hurwit, eds., Periklean Athens and its Legacy: Problems and Perspectives
(Austin, 2005), BMCR 2006.08.04.
Review of G. Nagy, Plato’s Rhapsody and Homer’s Music: The Poetics of the Panathenaic Festival in Classical
Athens (Washington, D.C. and Athens, 2002), JHS 124 (2004), pp. 182-183.
Review of S. V. Tracy, Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C. (Hellenistic Society and Culture
38, Berkeley, 2003), BMCR 2003.11.13.
Review of N. Loraux, The Divided City: On Memory and Forgetting in Ancient Athens (trans. C. Pache with J. Fort,
New York, 2002), JHS 123 (2003), pp. 228-229.
Review of J. Neils, The Parthenon Frieze (Cambridge, 2001), Mouseion 2 (2002), pp. 278-281."
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