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"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

drama, reception of

"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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