These five essays provide an up-to-date summary of the latest archaeological work. The contributors include: P Themelis ( Damophon of Messene: New evidence ); E Ostby ( Recent excavations in the Sanctuary of Athena Alea at Tegea ); B Wells ( A prehistoric environmental catastrophe: the case of Berbati and Limnes ); N Fields ( Apollo: God of war, protector of mercenaries ).
Preface Damophon of Messene: New Evidence (P. Themelis) Recent Excavations in the Sanctuary of Athenea Alea at Tegea (1990-93) (E. Ostby) A Prehistoric Environmental Catastrophe. The Case of Berbati and Limnes (B. Wells) Herakles and the Waterworks: Mycenaean Dams, Classical Fountains, Roman Aqueducts (C. A. Saloway) Apollo: God of War, Protector of Mercenaries (N. Fields) List of text figures Acknowledgements Plates