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La représentation honorifique dans les cités grecques aux époques classique et hellénistique

What is honorific representation? Starting from this simple question, this study analyses the practice of granting benefactors a monument in their own image. At once historical, material and iconographical, this book brings to light the diverse facets of this Panhellenic genre, one as much a sign of the vitality of democratic institutions as an instrument of social prestige. Inherited from the practices of the aristocracy in the Archaic period, honorific representation painted a picture of...

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  • Publisher : École française d’Athènes
  • Series : Bibliothèque des Écoles françaises d’Athènes et de Rome (BEFAR) | 376
  • Place of publication : Athènes
  • Year of publication : 2017
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 28 avril 2020
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782869582774
  • Electronic EAN : 9782869583610
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.efa.808
  • Number of pages : 573 p.

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