Letters of Hadrian to the Dionysian Artists at Alexandreia Troas

A post to Rogue Classicism put us on the trail of the following: three new letters of the emperor Hadrian to the association of Dionysiac artists have been published recently:

  • G. Petzl and E. Schwertheim, Hadrian und die dionysischen Künstler. Drei in Alexandria Troas neugefundene Briefe des Kaisers an die Künstler-Vereinigung, Asia Minor Studien 58, Bonn: Habelt, 2006, ISBN: 3774935076 (worldcat record)

It would appear that the inscriptions have been getting some press of late:

I would be grateful for more information about these finds.

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