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This part of the garden extends from the edge of the Hortus Conclusus up the slope of the moor. Its atmosphere is enhanced by the two ponds, the stream running through them and the many trees that have been planted. The gilded head is that of Apollo, but his features are those of the French Revolutionary, Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, and on his forehead two words are incised - Apollon Terroriste. The ruthlessness shown by the god in, for example, his flaying of the flautist Marsyas who challenges his musical supremacy is compared to Saint-Just's implacable adherence to the Terror as his instrument of revolutionary supremacy.

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Photographs by Andrew Lawson except where noted