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Author Azoulay, Vincent.
Title The Tyrant-slayers of ancient Athens : a tale of two statues / Vincent Azoulay ; foreword by Paul Cartledge ; translated by Janet Lloyd.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Open Library Cover
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Description xx, 276 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Note "Originally published as Les Tyrannicides d'Athènes, ©Editions du Seuil, 2014"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Births and Growing Pains: The Tyrannicides Between Glory and Outrage. First Scene: The Murder of Hipparchus ; Date of Birth Unknown: Antenor's Tyrannicides ; A Second Birth: The Statuary Group Produced by Critius and Nesiotes ; The Artist's Studio as a Playground: Iconographic Variations Based on the Tyrannicides (c. 470 -- 411 b.c.) ; The Disorders of a Thankless Age: The Oligarchic Revolution of 411 b.c. and Its Consequences ; Their Finest Hour: The Revived Glory of the Statuary Group in the Restored Democracy (403 b.c.) -- The Age of Reason?: The Incomplete Normalisation of the Tyrannicides. The Age of Honours: New Meanings for the Monument in the Fourth Century ; Model Ǹotables': The Tyrannicides in the Hellenistic period ; Forever Young: The Uses of the Statuary Group in the Roman Period -- Epilogue-Born Again: The Statuary Group's Belated Rebirth in the West.
Note In English, translated from the French.
Subject Aristogiton, active 4th century B.C. -- Art.
Harmodius -- Art.
Critius and Nesiotes. Tyrannicides.
Sculpture, Greek -- Political aspects.
Sculpture, Greek -- Themes, motives.
Sculpture, Greek -- Copying.
Added Author Cartledge, Paul, author of foreword.
Lloyd, Janet, 1934- translator.
Translation of: Azoulay, Vincent. Tyrannicides d'Athènes.
Added Title Tyrannicides d'Athènes. English
Tale of two statues
ISBN 9780190663568 (hardcover)
0190663561 (hardcover)
9780190663582 (electronic book)
Standard No. 40027622640