Harmodius and Aristogeiton

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  • Essay Thucydides' Historical Method

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    Hipparchus was a tyrant and was the ruler when he was killed by Harmodius and Aristogeiton. The fact of the matter is, Thucydides says, that it was Hipparchus older brother Hippias who was in power, not Hipparchus. Hippias was the eldest son of Pisistratus, so he was the ruler of Athens, not Hippias, who was younger, and not Thessalus, the third son of Pisistratus, who was also younger than Hippias. As for Harmodius and Aristogeiton, they originally

  • Periods of Greek Art

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    Greek art has changed throughout the years, yet some basic forms have remained. Time, technique, as well as historical events have helped shape the way art has evolved since 600 B.C. Three important periods in Greek art are the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods. We will discuss how art has changed throughout these periods, what influences led to change, as well as why it changed. We will also discuss what has remained constant through these periods. Since people’s perceptions and taste

  • Homoeroticism In Art History Essay

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    Homosexuality has always existed. It has been lived in and practiced in every era and every place but societies have rarely offered it recognition. For centuries artists have felt compelled to hide it from public gaze and instead expressing this hidden love through a veil of symbolism - making it quite the challenge to make understanding of a subject that was so hidden... how can we explore the iconography of a culture which has lived in the shadows for many years? Has time allowed/ changed how we

  • Biography Of Alexander III Of Macedon

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    In July 356 B. C. Alexander III of Macedon was born to Philip, King of Macedonia and wife Olympias princess of Epirus. In his early physical education, the art of warfare. Alexander was taught to handle the sharp, 15-foot Macedonian pike, ride a horse, and the use of a bow and javelin. Around the age of 11 Alexander was with his father Philip when a horse breeder showed Philip a tall stallion named Bucephalus. The trainer was unable to tame him, Philip ordered the horse to be taken away. Alexander

  • Donatello's David Analysis

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    Donatello’s David One of the most famous and controversial works, done by Donatello, was the David. Donatello was one of the most well-known painters, sculptors and architects of the Renaissance period. His work was often complex and gave mystery to the viewer. In his bronze David sculpture, that stands 58 centimeters high, Donatello creates an exquisite marvel of art. Unfortunately, not enough information is known about this sculpture or Donatello’s way of thinking to determine the meaning