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Title: Painted Heroes
Subtitle: Depictions of Male Warriors on Archaic Greek Vases
Author(s): BROUWERS, Josho
Journal: Pharos
Volume: 17    Issue: 2   Date: 2009-2010   
Pages: 107-124
DOI: 10.2143/PHA.17.2.2162465

Abstract :
In this article, I examine changes in the course of the Archaic period with respect to the depiction on Greek vases of what are often assumed to be ‘heroes’, i.e. (naked) male warriors. I devote special attention to the treatment of nudity and differences that appear with regard to armour and clothing following the inception of the red-figure style in Athens in the second half of the 6th century BC.

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