"Greek literature about hetairai do not yield concrete historical evidence for the realities of their individual lives, but instead constructs, from a male viewpoint, of those women whose function it was to provide pleasure within a social ideology that classified women as producers of legitimate children or freely available for sexual enjoyment and attempted to allot to each her separate place..." – By Allison Glazebrook
"Until this point, the reception history of Greek tragedy involved increasing but still isolated instances of reception. The phenomenon of philhellenism changed this trajectory and helped establish a European-wide obsession with Greek tragedy. ..." – By Emma Cole
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