The work comprises over 30 original contributions and is completed by numerous illustrations, drawings and plans. The topics addressed include historic sources, topography, architecture, town planning, religion, funereal ideology, musical culture, epigraphy, coinage, craftsmanship and metallurgy as well as applied sciences and technologies. The articles are remarkable in terms of a new approach to the reading of the historic events and archaeological problems of the Achaean colony of Caulonia within a broader territorial dimension that also takes in Crotone and Locri.
University of Florence, Italy
Lucia Lepore, a lecturer in the archaeology of Magna Grecia and archaeological research methods at the University of Florence, has directed annual excavation campaigns in Tuscany, Puglia and Calabria that have been reported in numerous articles and essays (here we would mention L. Lapore (editor), Il sito antico de Li Castelli presso Manduria (Taranto) Gli scavi, i risultati, le prospettive. Proceedings of the Study Seminar, Florence 15-16 May 1997, Manduria 2000). Among her other research interests are the arms and armour, the iconography and the musical instruments of Magna Grecia.