The Children of Kronos: Hades (page 73 upper, with art)

Chapter 2: The Olympians

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Paris, Musée de Louvre G209: Attic red-figure neck-amphora by the Oionokles Painter, Hades with cornucopia and Persephone.



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Athens, National Museum 16346: Attic red-figure pelike by the Orestes Painter, with Hades with cornucopia and Demeter


Drawing of Demeter by J.D. Beazley from Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Madrid, National Archaeological Museum 11017:  Attic red-figure bell krater by Oinomaos Painter, Hades with cornucopia and other figures

F. Alvarez-Ossorio, Vasos griegos, etruscos é italo-griegos que se conservan en el Museo Arqueológico Nacional (1910), pl. 23, 1

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Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale M1367 (H3091): Attic red-figure amphora by the Oionokles Painter with Hades and Persephone

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Foerster, R., Der Raub und die Ruckkehr der Persephone, in ihrer Bedeutung für die Mythologie, Litteratur- und Kunst-Geschichte (1874), pl.2

Sophokles, Inachos fr 273 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 4, p. 259, ed. S.L. Radt. Göttingen 1977. 

Sophokles, Oidipous Tyrannos (Oedipus Rex) 30

he lays waste to the house of Cadmus, but enriches Hades with groans and tears. Greek Text

Plato, Kratylos 403a

As for Pluto, he was so named as the giver of wealth (πλοῦτος), because wealth comes up from below out of the earth. And Hades—I fancy most people think that this is a name of the Invisible (ἀειδής), so they are afraid and call him Pluto. Greek Text

Reggio Calabria, Museum Nazionale Archeologico 4001: Attic black-figure amphora fragment, Manner of Exekias, with Demeter mounting chariot, Triptolemos, Athena, Herakles, Hermes, Hades

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702 PMG Poetae Melici Graeci, pp. 364-65, ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962.

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#Demeter, #Hades, #Persephone, #Triptolemos

Artistic 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, May 2018.

Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, August 2020

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