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James Lloyd
published on 02 April 2015
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A young male tunes his tortoise-shell lyre, and a hare waits in anticipation.
Fragmentary Kylix, c. 480 BCE. (Museum of the Ancient Agora, Athens)

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James Lloyd
James' main area of research is ancient Greek music, but he has general interests in mythology, religion, and art & archaeology. A self-confessed philhellene, James keeps at least one eye on the Roman pie.

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Lloyd, J. (2015, April 02). Lyre Plyer. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Lloyd, James. "Lyre Plyer." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 02, 2015.

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