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Detailed description :Le Cratère des Niobides

Le Cratère des Niobides

Author(s): Martine  Denoyelle

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Was the Niobides Painter copying a mural when he decorated a krater around 460-450 BC? While the scene of Apollo and Artemis decimating the children of Niobe is easy to identify, how is the figure of Heracles surrounded by Athena and heroes in arms shown on the other side to be interpreted? This book answers these questions through close examination of a work created during a decade when classical thought was in a ferment and Pericles asserted his power in Athens.



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48 pages, paperback with flaps, 14 x 21.5 cm, 33 color and black-and-white illustrations.

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Ancient Greece
ISBN French2-7118-3622-3
French only


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