Mary Stieber received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology from Princeton University. She also holds an M.A. in Art History from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.F.A. in Painting from Carnegie Mellon University. She has published numerous articles on Greek art and literature. She is the author of The Poetics of Appearance in the Attic Korai and Euripides and the Language of Craft. The projected title of her current book-in-progress is “Paragone: The Rivalry Among the Arts in Classical Antiquity.”
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