Symposiast and Hetaira

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James Lloyd
published on 28 January 2013
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Red-figure chous. This symposium scene depicts a youthful symposiast reclining on a coach whilst a hetaira plays the harp. In was found in the Theatre of Dionysus, and is painted by the Eretria Painter, 425- 420 BCE.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens, 15308

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James Lloyd
James' main area of research is ancient Greek music, but he has general interests in mythology, religion, and art & archaeology. A self-confessed philhellene, James keeps at least one eye on the Roman pie.

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Lloyd, J. (2013, January 28). Symposiast and Hetaira. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Lloyd, James. "Symposiast and Hetaira." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 28, 2013.

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Lloyd, James. "Symposiast and Hetaira." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 28 Jan 2013. Web. 27 Nov 2020.

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