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Arimaspes et griffons, de la Mer Noire à l’adriatique via Athènes

Maria Cecilia d'Ercole 1, 2
2 Phéacie - Phéacie [Pratiques culturelles dans les sociétés grecque et romaine]
UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, UPD7 - Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 : EA3521
Abstract : Created during the last decades of the 6th century B.C., the mythical fight of the fabulous Arimaspeans against the griffins, the guardians of gold, is quite rarely represented by Attic vase painters. It is therefore interesting to notice that during the 4th century B.C., the representations of the myth became more frequent in two distant regions, the Black Sea and the Adriatic coasts. Colating the literary and iconographical data, this article explores the possible connexions and overlaps between the Attic trade networks and the rise of a particular vision of space, created during the 4th century B.C., establishing a direct link between these two distant areas of Mediterranean Sea.
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Maria Cecilia d'Ercole. Arimaspes et griffons, de la Mer Noire à l’adriatique via Athènes. Mètis - Anthropologie des mondes grecs anciens, Daedalus/EHESS, 2009, N.S.7, pp.171-201. ⟨10.4000/books.editionsehess.2475⟩. ⟨halshs-02090731⟩

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