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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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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Page 160 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Paris, Cabinet des Médailles 542: Attic red-figure cup by Douris, Hera and Prometheus Wikimedia Monumenti inediti pubblicati dall’Instituto di corrispondenza archeologica 5 (1849-53), pl. 35 Beazley Archive Pottery Database Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page Tags: #Hera #Prometheus Edited by R. … Continue reading Page 160 (with art)

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Page 157 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Athens, National Museum 15354: ivory relief from Sparta with Prometheus and eagle R.M. Dawkins, The Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia at Sparta (1929), pl. 100, 1 ♦ Olympia B4992: bronze shield-band relief with Prometheus and eagle P. C. Bol, Olympische Forschungen … Continue reading Page 157 (with art)

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Page 155 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Athens, National Archaeoloigcal Museum, 16384: Attic black-figure skyphos-krater by Nettos Painter, with Herakles, Prometheus and eagle Image from Dan Hinman-Smith Wikimedia Beazley Archive Pottery Database ♦ Berlin, Antikensammlung F1722: Attic black-figure column krater with Herakles, Prometheus and eagle Otto Jahn, Archäologische … Continue reading Page 155 (with art)

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Ixion (page 720, with art)

Chapter 18: Other Myths Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Athens, Museum of the Athenian Agora Excavations P26228: Attic red-figure cup fragment, Ixion and wheel Homer A. Thompson, “Activities in the Athenian Agora: 1958”, Hesperia: The Journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens vol. 28, no. 1 (Jan. – Mar., … Continue reading Ixion (page 720, with art)

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Minor Divinities (page 145, with art)

Chapter 3: Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Eretria, Archaeological Museum: terracotta statuette of horse/man from Lefkandi (Kentauros?) Wikimedia ♦ Paris, Cabinet des Médailles M.5837: Cycladic sealstone, archer and horse/man (Herakles and Kentauros Nessos?) Cabinet des Médailles ♦ Athens, National Museum 15350: ivory relief plaque from … Continue reading Minor Divinities (page 145, with art)

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