Herodes Atticus


Mark Cartwright
published on 07 April 2015

A Pentelic marble portrait bust of Herodes Atticus. Provenance: Khisias, Attica, mid-2nd century CE. Atticus was a wealthy Athenian sophist who funded many public projects, notably the theatre on the slopes of the Athenian acropolis. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in France. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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