Amazonomachy: Gender & War in Ancient Greek Art

Apr 2018
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While the ancient Greeks were a civilization that was sexist, they did encourage the arts based on their insistence that the individual was at the center of the Cosmos. This inspired artists and writers to give mention and due respect to those subjects which were considered inferior by portraying them as beautiful and brave in art and in story. Thus, Hellenic civilization and society fostered the growth of the artists not only as a master of his craft but also as a social commentator. amazonomachy.jpg


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