Making HistoryThe Statue of Tyrannicide

17 min

Available until 07/02/2026

04/06/2022

The statue of the tyrant killers Harmodius and Aristogeiton was erected in the 5th century BC as a memorial to the victory of democracy over tyranny on the Agora of Athens. The motif was also adopted on Greek vases and coins. Historian Vincent Azoulay explains how the depiction of the tyrant killers has evolved over the centuries, culminating in the most controversial of all contemporary monumental sculptures.

Director

Tamara Erde

Production

LES Films D'Ici

Producer

LALOU (Serge)

Country

France

Year

2020

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