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Retired Faculty

Merle K. Langdon
Research Professor and Lecturer
Department of Classics
1121 McClung Tower
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996

Phone: (865) 974-3250
Fax: (865) 974-7173
Email: mlangdon@utk.edu

  • University of Kansas, 1963-1967, B.A., Classical Archaeology
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1967-1972, Ph.D., Classical Archaeology
  • University of Tennessee: Lecturer and Research Professor, 2002-
  • University of Washington: Assistant Professor of Classics & Art History, 1976-80
  • University of Washington: Associate Professor of Classics & Art History: 1980-2002 (Retired, 2002)
  • American School of Classical Studies, Athens: Andrew W.  Mellon Professor of Classical Studies, 1999-2002
  • American School of Classical Studies, Athens: Director of Summer Session, 1976
  • College Year in Athens: Instructor, 1972-76

 

  • Greece: Ayios Stephanos (Lakonia), Franchthi Cave (Argolid), Halieis (Argolid), Kea island, Nemea, Zagora (Andros island)
  • Turkey:  Ashvan (Euphrates River), Gordion
  • A Sanctuary of Zeus on Mount Hymettos, Hesperia Supplement XVI (1976)
  • "The Attic Tituli Memoriales," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 24 (1983) pp. 67-70
  • "Hymettiana I," Hesperia 54 (1985) pp. 257-270
  • "The ZO/BA Horoi at Vari in Attica," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 28 (1987) pp. 75-81
  • "Hymettiana II: An Ancient Quarry on Mt. Hymettos," American Journal of Archaeology 92 (1988)  pp. 75-83
  • "Scoring the Ancient Pentathlon:  Final Solution?"  Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 78  (1989) pp. 117-118
  • "Throwing the Discus in Antiquity. The Literary Evidence", Nikephoros 3 (1990) pp. 177-182
  • "On the Farm in Classical Attica,"  The Classical Journal 86 (1991) pp. 209-213
  • "Poletai Records," in The Athenian Agora XIX, Inscriptions (1991) pp. 57-143
  • "Public Auctions in Ancient Athens,"  in S. Hornblower & R. Osborne eds., Ritual, Finance Politics.  Athenian Democratic Accounts Presented to David Lewis (Oxford 1994) pp. 253-65
  • "A Cyclopean Bridge in the Thriasian Plain," Studi micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 34 (1994) pp. 51-60
  • "Cult in Iron Age Attica," in S. Langdon ed.,  New Light on a Dark Age: Exploring the Culture of  Geometric Greece (Columbia, Missouri 1997) pp. 113-124
  • "Classifying the Hills of Rome," Eranos 97 (1999) pp. 98-107
  • "Hymettiana III: The Boundary Markers of Alepovouni," Hesperia 68 (1999) pp. 481-508
  • "Mountains in Greek Religion," Classical World 93 (2000) pp. 461-70
  • "Newly Discovered Greek Boat Engravings from Attica," in J. Litwin ed., Down the River to the  Sea, Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology, (Gdansk 2000) pp. 85-89 (with Aleydis Van de Moortel)
  • "Hymettiana IV: Ancient Routes through Hymettos," in H. Goette, ed., Ancient Roads in Greece, (Hamburg 2002) 61-71
  • "Hymettiana V: a Willing Katapugon," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 148 (2004) 201-206
  • "A New Greek Abecedarium," Kadmos 44 (2005) 175-182
  • "The Terraces of Atene," in G. Kalaitzoglu & G. Lüdorf, eds., Petasos, Festschrift für Hans Lohmann (Paderborn, Germany 2013) 245-250
  • "Herders' Graffiti," in Angelos Matthaiou and Nikolas Papazarkadas, eds., ΑΞΩΝ:  Studies in Honor of Ronald S. Stroud (Athens 2015) 49-58
  • "Nea: Land Mass or Parcel of Land?," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 198 (2016) 97-99

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