Some articles on south italian, italian:
... Apulian vase painting was the leading South Italian vase painting tradition between 430 and 300 BC ... Of the circa 20,000 surviving specimens of Italian red-figure vases, about half are from Apulian production, while the rest are from the four other centres of production, Paestum, Campania, Lucania and ... depict theatrical scenes, which are also known from the other South Italian traditions, but absent in Attica ...
... There are five regions which produced South Italian ware Apulia, Lucania, Paestum, Campania, and Sicily ... All South Italian fabrics were originally scions from the Attic workshops of Athens, when artists began to leave that city following the Peloponnesian Wars ... South Italian ware illustrates many ancient Greek dramas and myths which are unknown in Mainland Greek pottery fabrics like those of Athens (Attic ware), Sparta (Laconian ware), and Corinth (Corinthian ...
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