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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Hades, Tartaros, Elysion (page 131, with art)

Chapter 3: Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 30 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, pp. 19-21, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967. ♠ Plato, Gorgias 523b but whoever has lived unjustly and impiously goes to the dungeon of requital and penance which, you know, … Continue reading Hades, Tartaros, Elysion (page 131, with art)

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Hades, Tartaros, Elysion (page 130, with art)

Chapter 3: Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Paestum Museum: metope from Heraion I at Foce del Sele with Sisyphos and his rock, tormented by a male demon (Thanatos?) Paestum Museum, Wikimedia ♦ London, British Museum B261: Attic black-figure neck-amphora by Leagros Group, Underworld with Sisyphos … Continue reading Hades, Tartaros, Elysion (page 130, with art)

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