choragic monument


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choragic monument

In ancient Greece, a commemorative structure, erected by the successful leader in the competitive choral dances in a Dionysiac festival, upon which was displayed the bronze tripod received as a prize; such monuments sometimes were further ornamented by renowned artists.
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Eventually 'classical' produced a single bank building in the 'late Neo-classical style' which, I swear, had a little circular structure on top which looks remarkably like the choragic monument of the aforesaid Lysicrates.