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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"Yours, mes amis. I already carry arms"
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Published byThe Manchester Guardian
Date19 May 1954
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptSword of Damocles
France
Defence of South-East Asia
SEATO
Person DepictedDamocles
Bidault; Georges (1899-1983)
Dulles; John Foster (1888-1959)
Implied textGreek mythology: Tusculan Disputations V by Cicero - Sword of Damocles - Dionysius, ordered everything to be prepared for Damocles to experience what life as Dionysius was like. Damocles was enjoying his life of luxury
until he noticed a sharp sword hovering over his head, which was suspended from the ceiling by a horse hair. This, the tyrant explained to Damocles, was what life as ruler was really like.
SubjectsInternational relations
France
USA
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GB/BCA/311Dulles; John Foster (1888-1959)1888-1959   
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