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This index section presents the list of political terms, names of the artist, names of the monuments, testimonia, topographical index and the concepts of classical Athenian art. This book Polis and Personification in Classical Athenian Art investigates the role of civic personifications-figures like Peitho and Hygieia-in classical Athenian art and therefore directly addresses the last two questions about the Hamilton Vase and many similar questions about the role of personifications in the visual arts of Athens. Peitho and Hygieia are personifications, representations of abstractions in human form. It examines how Athenian artists used personifications to say something about their polis. What emerges is a chart of their experiments, creativity, and ultimate success, one that the author hope may open up paths for further explorations of the use of personifications, political art, and Athenian artists.

Keywords:Athenian artists; civic personifications; classical Athenian art; Hamilton Vase



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