Ashes, images, and memories : the presence of the war dead in fifth-century Athens /

This study argues that the institution of public burial for the war dead and images of the deceased in civic and sacred spaces fundamentally changed how people conceived of military casualties. In a period characterized by war and the threat of civil strife, the nascent democracy claimed the fallen...

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Main Author: Arrington, Nathan T. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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