János György Szilágyi

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE. 1

Education. 1

Employment 1

Major exhibition organizations. 1

Other professional activities. 1

Major academic honors. 2

PUBLICATIONS. 2

Major book publications include: 2

Latest articles include. 2

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Born: 1918

 

Education

1936-1940, diploma of Hungarian and Latin, Pázmány Péter University Budapest

1941: doctorate, major: Latin philology, minors: Archeology and Greek philology, Pázmány Péter University Budapest

Employment

1947- : Department of Classical Antiquities, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

1951-1992: Head of the Department of Classical Antiquities

1992- : Senior researcher at the Department of Classical Antiquities

Major exhibition organizations

-1948, 1951, 1953, 1974, 1977, 1985, 1999: Exhibitions based on the Collection of Classical Antiquities, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

- 1980: The Birth of Rome (based on Italian material), Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

- 1985: Scythian Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

- 1989: The World of Etruscan Art (based on the collections of socialist countries), Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

Other professional activities

- 1953-1957, co-editor, Archeológiai Értesítő (Archeological Review), Budapest

- 1954-1985, co-editor, Antik tanulmányok (Antique Studies), Budapest

- 1954-1957, and 1987-1994, editor in charge, A Szépművészeti Múzeum Közleményei (Proceedings of the Museum of Fine Arts), Budapest

- Corpus Speculorum Etruscorum, member of the editorial board (since the foundations)

- Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, founding member of the editorial board (since the foundations)

Major academic honors

- 1962, foreign member, Istituto Nazionale di Studi Etruschi

- 1963-1985, foreign member, Deutsches Archeologisches Institut

- 1964-1979: Secretary, Hungarian Society of Antique Studies

- 1979-1985, Vice-President, Hungarian Society of Antique Studies

- 1983, member, Istituto per la Storia e l’archeologia della Magna Grecia

- 1985-1991, Co-President, Hungarian Society of Antique Studies

- 1985: full member, Deutsches Archeologisches Institut

 

PUBLICATIONS

More than 500 publications  in Hungarian, Italian, French, Czech, and American journals.

 

Major book publications include:

- Atellana: Tanulmányok az antik színjátszásról (Atellana: Studies on ancient drama). Budapest, 1941.

- Görög művészet (Greek Art). Budapest, 1954.

- Etruszko-Korinthosi vázafestészet (Etrusco-Corinthian vase painting). Budapest, 1975.

- Corpus vasorum antiquorum: Hongrie I, Budapest, Musée des Beaux-Arts I. Bonn and Budapest, 1981.

- Paradigmák: Tanulmányok az antik irodalomról és mitológiáról (Paradigms: Studies on ancient literature and mythology). Budapest, 1982.

- Legbölcsebb az idő: Antik vázák hamisítványai (Time is the wisest: Fake ancient vases), Budapest, 1987.

- Ceramica etrusco-corinzia figurata. 2 vols. Florence 1992, 1998.

- Antik Gyűjtemény: Vezető az Antik Gyűjtemény állandó kiállításához (Antique Collection: A guide to the permanent exhibition of the Antique collection). Budapest: Szépművészeti Múzeum, 2002.

- Pelasg ősök nyomában: Magyar ásatás az Appenninekben 1861-ben (In the footsteps of Pelasgian ancestors: A Hungarian excavation in the Appennines in 1861). Budapest: Atlantisz, 2002.

 

Latest articles include

“Materiale etrusco e magnogreco in una collezione ungherese
dell’Ottocento.” Scienze dell’Antiquitŕ  (Roma) 5 (1991): 483-572.

“Tanulmányok a Fejérváry-Pulszky gyűjteményről és a Liber Antiquitatis-ról” (Studies on the Fejérváry-Pulszky collection and on the Liber Antiquitatis). In: Pulszky Ferenc (1814-1897) emlékére, ed. Ernő Marosi, Ibolya Laczkó, Júlia Szabó, Lívia Tóthné Mészáros. Budapest: MTA Művészettörténeti Kutatóintézet, 1997.

A Forty-Eighter's Vita Contemplativa: Ferenc Pulszky (1814-1889).” The Hungarian Quarterly 149 (1998). Electronic version: http://www.hungarianquarterly.com/no149/3.html