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James Lloyd
published on 02 April 2015

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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About the Author

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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