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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Page 163 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Aischylos, Prometheus Desmotes (Prometheus Vinctus, Prometheus Bound) 1026-30 Look for no term of this your agony until some god shall appear to take upon himself your woes and of his own free will descend into the sunless realm of Death … Continue reading Page 163 (with art)

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The Children of Kronos: Demeter (page 68, with art)

Chapter 2: The Olympians Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Dresden, Albertinum 350: Attic red-figure calyx krater with Persephone, Hermes and Silenoi P. Herrmann, “Erwerbungen der Antikensammlungen in Deutschland,” Archäologischer Anzeiger 1892, 166 fig. 33 N. Des Vergers, L’Étrurie et les Étrusques: ou, Dix ans de fouilles dans les Maremmes toscanes, … Continue reading The Children of Kronos: Demeter (page 68, with art)

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Primal Elements (page 4, with art)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Anakreon 358 PMG – Poetae Melici Graeci, p. 183, ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962. ♠ Euripides, Medeia 530-31 … but to tell how Eros forced you with his ineluctable arrows to save me would expose me to ill-will. Greek Text ♠ … Continue reading Primal Elements (page 4, with art)

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Primal Elements (page 3 lower)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Hesiod, Theogony 116 In truth at first Chaos came to be, but next wide-bosomed Earth, the ever-sure foundation of all the deathless ones who hold the peaks of snowy Olympus. Greek Text ♠ Hesiod, Theogony 813-14 And there are shining gates … Continue reading Primal Elements (page 3 lower)

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