Semele and Ino (page 477, with art)

Chapter 14: Thebes Previous Page  Table of Contents  Next Page ♦ London, British Museum B425: Attic black-figure cup with Dionysos and Semele in Underworld? Hades?, Poseidon and Zeus Semele? Hermes, Persephone? and Dionysos British Museum Beazley Archive Pottery Database Diodorus Siculus 5.52.2 The reason Zeus slew Semelê with his lightning before she could give birth to … Continue reading Semele and Ino (page 477, with art)

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Semele and Ino (page 476, with art)

Chapter 14: Thebes Previous Page  Table of Contents  Next Page Diodorus Siculus 3.64.3-4 The third Dionysus, they say, was born in Boeotian Thebes of Zeus and Semelê, the daughter of Cadmus. The myth runs as follows: Zeus had become enamoured of Semelê and often, lured by her beauty, had consorted with her, but Hera, being jealous … Continue reading Semele and Ino (page 476, with art)

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Semele and Ino (page 474, with art)

Chapter 14: Thebes Previous Page  Table of Contents  Next Page ♦ Berlin, Antikensammlung, F1904 (not lost, as Gantz):  Attic black-figure hydria of the Leagros Group with Dionysos and Semele/Thyone. E. Gerhard, Etruskische und Kampanische Vasenbilder des Königlichen Museums zu Berlin (1843), pls. 4-5 Beazley Archive Pottery Database (no photo) Digital LIMC (with photo) ♦ Florence, Museo Archeologico … Continue reading Semele and Ino (page 474, with art)

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The Children of Zeus: Dionysos (page 116, with art)

Chapter 2: The Olympians Previous Page   Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Euripides, Hippolytus 339 Phaedra And you, poor sister, Dionysus’ bride. Greek Text ♦ Berlin, Antikensammlung F2179: Attic red-figure hydria  by the Syleus Painter, Theseus, Athena, Dionysos and Ariadne E. Gerhard, Etruskische und Kampanische Vasenbilder des Königlichen Museums zu Berlin (1843), pls. 6-7 Beazley Archive … Continue reading The Children of Zeus: Dionysos (page 116, with art)

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The Children of Zeus: Dionysos (page 114, with art)

Chapter 2: The Olympians Previous Page   Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Cracow, National Museum 1225: Attic red-figure hydria, with Lykourgos, his son Dryas and Dionysos L. Piotrowicz, “Lycurgo insano in hydria Cracoviensi representato,” in Stromata in honorem Casimiri Morawski (1908), 79 ff.,  pl. 9 Beazley Archive Pottery Database ♦ Munich, Antikensammlungen 3300: Apulian red … Continue reading The Children of Zeus: Dionysos (page 114, with art)

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