Laios (page 490, with art)

Chapter 14: Thebes Previous Page  Table of Contents  Next Page ♦ New York, Metropolitan Museum, 11.213.2: Attic red figure lekythos by the Meidias Painter with Aphrodite, Eros, Chrysippos and Pompe Aphrodite, Eros and Chrysippos (all named) Unnamed woman and Aphrodite Chrysippos and Pompe (named) Metropolitan Museum Beazley Archive Pottery Database Digital LIMC ♦ Berlin, Antikensammlung, 1968.12: … Continue reading Laios (page 490, with art)

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The Abduction of Helen (page 573, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ London, British Museum 1899.2-19.1: Late Geometric krater with Paris dragging Helen (?) onto a ship with rowers [for another possible interpretation, see page 265] British Museum ♦ New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art 27.116: Middle Corinthian column krater, Paris and Helen arriving … Continue reading The Abduction of Helen (page 573, with art)

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The Judgment of Paris (page 569, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Throne of Apollo at Amyklai (known through Pausanias’ description and modern reconstructions) Pausanias Description of Greece 3.18.12: Hermes is bringing the goddesses to Alexander to be judged (original Greek). Reconstruction of whole throne by A. Furtwängler, from J.G. Frazer, Pausanias’s Description of Greece, vol. III, … Continue reading The Judgment of Paris (page 569, with art)

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Smyrna/Myrrha and Adonis (page 731 upper, with art)

Chapter 18: Other Myths Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Reggio Calabria, Museo Nazionale Archeologico: Locrian pinax, woman revealing child in basket (Aphrodite or Persephone and Adonis) pinterest ♦ Naples, Museo Nazionale Archeologico, Collezione Santangelo 702: Apulian red-figure pelike with Persephone, Adonis Zeus and Aphrodite with Eros Bullettino archeologico Napoletano 7 (1858-1859), pl. … Continue reading Smyrna/Myrrha and Adonis (page 731 upper, with art)

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The Children of Zeus: Ares (page 81 upper, with art)

Chapter 2: The Olympians Previous Page   Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Homer, Iliad 5.592-93 and Ares led them and the queen Enyo, she bringing ruthless Din of War. Greek text ♠ Homer, Iliad 13.518-19 Howbeit this time again he missed him, and smote with his spear Ascalaphus, son of Enyalius, and through the shoulder the … Continue reading The Children of Zeus: Ares (page 81 upper, with art)

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