Labor IX: The Belt of Hippolyte (page 400 upper, with art)

Chapter 13: Herakles Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Tarquinia, Museo Nazionale RC5564: Attic black-figure neck-amphora with Herakles and Amazons; Herakles, in lionskin and with name inscribed, attacks collapsing Amazon Andromache (named) with a large sword; on the left, Amazon named Iphito attacks fallen Greek; on the right, Greek named Telamon attacks … Continue reading Labor IX: The Belt of Hippolyte (page 400 upper, with art)

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Labor IX: The Belt of Hippolyte (page 399, with art)

Chapter 13: Herakles Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Euripides, Herakleidai 215-17 It is my claim that as right-hand man to Heracles I once sailed with Theseus to fetch the girdle, cause of many deaths, <belonging to Hippolyta.> Greek Text ♠ Lykophron, Alexandra 1329-31 he [Theseus] went with the wild beast, the Initiate, … Continue reading Labor IX: The Belt of Hippolyte (page 399, with art)

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Labor IX: The Belt of Hippolyte (page 397 lower, with art)

Chapter 13: Herakles Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Nauplia, Archaeological Museum 4509: terra-cotta votive shield from Tiryns with Herakles (or Achilleus?) seizing helmet crest of an Amazon (Hipppolyte or Penthesileia?) who wears a broad belt; to upper right of Amazon, a vulture; on lower right, a second Amazon; on lower left, … Continue reading Labor IX: The Belt of Hippolyte (page 397 lower, with art)

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