P. 450 (with art)

Strabo, Geography 10.5.16

They say that Nisyros is a fragment of Cos, and they add the myth that Poseidon, when he was pursuing one of the giants, Polybotes, broke off a fragment of Cos with his trident and hurled it upon him, and the missile became an island, Nisyros, with the giant lying beneath it. But some say that he lies beneath Cos.  Greek Text

♠ Claudian, Carmina Minora 52.91-103 – Claudii Claudiani Carmina, ed J. B. Hall. Lepzig 1981.

Munich, Antikensammlungen 596: Chalkidian Hydra with Zeus and Typhoeus (his name not inscribed)

A. Furtwaengler, Adolf and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie I, 1904), pl. 32,2)

Wikimedia photo by Bibi Saint-Pol


Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Perseus Art and Archaeology Artifact Browser

Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg 1398.  Corinthian pinax.  Herakles, Giant.

Eleusis, Museum 1398. Pinax.  Ares abnd Ephialtes.

Literary sources edited by R. Ross Holloway, Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor Emeritus, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown Univ., and Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, November 2017.

Artistic sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, November 2023.

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