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One of the most important stolen statues in western literature is the Palladion. This ancient wooden image of Athena guaranteed the safety of Troy...

Palladion, Pillage, Plunder, Troy, Odysseus, Diomedes, Sperlonga view
Image collection The Tyrannicides, The Tyrannicides, The Tyrannicides

The "Tyrannicides" - statues of Harmodios and Aristogeiton. Xerxes took them from Athens to his capital at Susa.

Tyrannicides, Harmodios, Aristogeiton, Plunder, Pillage, Xerxes view
Image collection Acropolis on the eve of Xerxes’ invasion

This model shows the Athenian Acropolis as it might have looked on the eve of Xerxes’ invasion - 480 BCE.

Acropolis, Xerxes, Pillage, Plunder, Persian Wars view
Link DESTRUCTION ON THE ATHENIAN ACROPOLIS

This link takes you to an interesting article entitled 'Destruction and Memory on the Athenian Acropolis' by Rachel Kousser (Art Bull 91...

Athens, Acropolis, Pillage, Plunder, Collectors, Greek art, Greek history, Ancient history view
Link EXEKIAS AND DIONYSOS

This link takes you to an image of the Attic Black Figure kylix by Exekias depicting the dire consequences of piracy.

Exekias, Dionysos, Attic Black Figure, Collections, Pillage, Piracy, Plunder view
Link CICERO v VERRES

This link gives you more information about Cicero's prosecution of Verres.

Cicero, Verres, Sicily, Plunder, Pillage, Rhetoric view
Link REPATRIATION OF ANTIQUITIES

This link takes you to an article in the New York Times about the repatriation of antiquities.

Plunder, Pillage, Repatriation, Greek art, Collectors, Roman art, Euphronios view
Link VICTORY STELE OF NARAM-SIN

This link takes you to more information about the victory stele of the Akkadian ruler Naram-Sin, now in the Louvre. It is one of the oldest known...

Naram-Sin, Plunder, Pillage, Collections, Mesopotamia, Louvre view
Link CICERO: 1st ORATION AGAINST VERRES

This link takes you to an English translation of Cicero's 1st Oration Against Verres.

Cicero, Verres, Rhetoric, Plunder, Pillage, Collections, Collectors, roman world, Classics view
Link THE LAUSOS COLLECTION

This link gives you some useful information about Lausos and his collection.

Lausos, Constantinople, Collections, Collectors, Pillage, Plunder, Kairos, Zeus, Hera, Olympia, Theodosius II view
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