Page 158 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Berlin, Antikensammlung F1837: Attic black-figure neck-amphora by the Diosphos Painter, with Zeus and  Pandora ? Beazley Archive Pottery Database ♦ London, British Museum, D4: Attic white-ground cup by the Tarquinia Painter,  adornment of Anesidora (Pandora) by Athena and Hephasitos. British … Continue reading Page 158 (with art)

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Ixion (page 721 upper, with art)

Chapter 18: Other Myths Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Basel, Herbert Cahn Collection, HC541: Attic skyphos fragment, Hephaistos with wheel, head of Ixion beneath Digital LIMC Beazley Archive Pottery Database ♦ Berlin, Antikensammlung F3023:  Campanian red-figure amphora, Ixion and fiery wheel, observed from below by Hermes and Hephaistos google search Berlin, Antikensammlung … Continue reading Ixion (page 721 upper, with art)

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Minor Divinities (page 143, with art)

Chapter 3: Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Euripides, Bakchai 103 for which reason Maenads cloak their wild prey  Greek Text ♠ Aischylos, Eumenides 25-26 ever since he, as a god, led the Bacchantes in war, and contrived for Pentheus death as of a hunted hare.  Greek … Continue reading Minor Divinities (page 143, with art)

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Minor Divinities (page 136, with art)

Chapter 3: Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Florence, Museo Archeologico Nazionale 4209: Attic black-figure volute krater from Chiusi (François Krater) with Dionysos bringing Hephaistos back to Olympos, accompanied by Silenoi (named) and Nymphai (named) Hellenica World Flickr photo A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl … Continue reading Minor Divinities (page 136, with art)

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Olympos (page 123 upper, with art)

Chapter 3: Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Florence, Museo Archeologico 4209: Attic black-figure krater by Kleitias and Egotimos (François Krater), with return of Hephaistos, led by Dionysos, with awaiting deities (from right to left) Aphrodite, Zeus, Hera, Athena and Ares Details of pls. 11-12 from … Continue reading Olympos (page 123 upper, with art)

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The Children of Zeus: Hebe and Eileithuia (page 83 upper, with art)

Chapter 2: The Olympians Previous Page   Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Homer, Iliad 19.114-19 But Hera darted down and left the peak of Olympus, and swiftly came to Achaean Argos, where she knew was the stately wife of Sthenelus, son of Perseus, that bare a son in her womb, and lo, the seventh month was come. This … Continue reading The Children of Zeus: Hebe and Eileithuia (page 83 upper, with art)

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The Children of Zeus: Hephaistos (page 76, with art)

Chapter 2: The Olympians Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Olympia, Archaeological Museum B8402b: bronze shield-band with enthroned Hera, crippled Hephaistos and Dionysos? Digital LIMC, photo Archaeological Museum of Olympia ♦ Foggia, Museo Civico 132723: Apulian red-figure amphora with Hephaistos with axe and Hera on throne   YOU reporter ♦ St. … Continue reading The Children of Zeus: Hephaistos (page 76, with art)

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The Children of Kronos: Demeter (page 70 upper, only with art)

Chapter 2: The Olympians Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Naples, Museo Nazionale Archeologico 81666 (H3222): Apulian red-figure volute krater, judges of the Underworld with Triptolemos on left Photos from David Saunders, “Ancient Vase Presents a Who’s Who of the Underworld,” The Iris: Behind the Scenes at the Getty, November 23, … Continue reading The Children of Kronos: Demeter (page 70 upper, only with art)

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