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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