Aktaion (page 481 upper, with art)

Chapter 14: Thebes Previous Page  Table of Contents  Next Page ♦ Copenhagen, Thorvaldsen Museum 99: Attic red-figure neck-amphora with Artemis and Aktaion, who is wearing deerskin and using club against attacking dogs P. Jacobstahl, “Aktaions Tod,” Marburger Jahrbuch für Kunstwissenschaft 5 (1929), p.4 fig. 6 Beazley Archive Pottery Database ♦Palermo, Museo Archeologico Regionale 3291C: metope from … Continue reading Aktaion (page 481 upper, with art)

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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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Page 163 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Oxford, Ashmolean Museum V525 (G275): Attic red-figure volute krater with Zeus, Hermes, Epimetheus, Pandora and Eros Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: Oxford, Ashmolean Museum. Fascicule I (1927), pl. 21 Percy Gardner, “A New Pandora Vase,” The Journal of Hellenic Studies 21 (1901), pl. 1 … Continue reading Page 163 (with art)

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Smyrna/Myrrha and Adonis (page 731 upper, with art)

Chapter 18: Other Myths Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Reggio Calabria, Museo Nazionale Archeologico: Locrian pinax, woman revealing child in basket (Aphrodite or Persephone and Adonis) pinterest ♦ Naples, Museo Nazionale Archeologico, Collezione Santangelo 702: Apulian red-figure pelike with Persephone, Adonis Zeus and Aphrodite with Eros Bullettino archeologico Napoletano 7 (1858-1859), pl. … Continue reading Smyrna/Myrrha and Adonis (page 731 upper, 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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