Funerary Tributes and Athenian Values
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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.
From the Paper:"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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