Funerary Tributes and Athenian Values Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Funerary Tributes and Athenian Values
This paper looks at funerary tributes as expressions of Athenian values.
# 136390 | 2,000 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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In this article, the writer points out that the cemeteries in early Athens were located on the outskirts of the city and many were situated near city gates, with graves facing the various roads in the area. The writer describes the graves and the funerary ceremonies and traditions and discusses how these demonstrate Athenian values.

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"Graves and markers were abundant with epitaphs and epigrams that praised noble men and commemorated the Athenian woman, and orators spoke eloquently of the deceased. All of this pomp and circumstance was an indication of Athenian societal values, which was also evident in non-funerary items."

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