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Title: Painted Heroes
Subtitle: Depictions of Male Warriors on Archaic Greek Vases
Author(s): BROUWERS, Josho
Volume: 17 Issue: 2 Date: 2009-2010
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.