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Uranus eating his kids
"Saturn Devouring One of His Children" by Goya and Lucientes 1818
Unknown statue
Zeus of Artemesium 460 BC found in 1928 near Greece
Zeus Coin
A drawing of an ancient coin used in Greece. Phidias created a 42 foot gold and ivory statue of Zeus in the 450's BC. It's missing now.
Washington Statue
"George Washington as Phidian Zeus" by Horatio Greenough in 1840
Aphrodite naked
"The Birth of Venus" by Botticelli in 1486
Vulture Eating Guy's Liver
Gustav Moreau's
“Prometheus” 1868. Defiantly sits glaring toward Zeus who chained him there.
Prometheus Statue
Paul Manship,
“Prometheus Stealing Fire”
Rockefeller Plaza, New York
City, 1933-4. Symbol of industrial dynamism.
Painting of the two lovers
Sandro Boticelli, “Mars
and Venus,” ca. 1485. Love conquers all, even the god of war. Aphrodite and Ares.
White statue with lots of balls
Artemis goddess of beasts. 1st century AD found in Ephesus, Rome. Everything about her represents nurture
Painting of woman with bow and arrow
Vecellio Tiziano (Titian)
“Death of Actaeon” ca. 1565
Actaeon accidentally saw Artemis bathing so she turned him into a stag so his own hunting dogs would kill him.
Uranus eating his kids
"Saturn Devouring One of His Children" by Goya and Lucientes 1818
Unknown statue
Zeus of Artemesium 460 BC found in 1928 near Greece
Zeus Coin
A drawing of an ancient coin used in Greece. Phidias created a 42 foot gold and ivory statue of Zeus in the 450's BC. It's missing now.
Washington Statue
"George Washington as Phidian Zeus" by Horatio Greenough in 1840
Aphrodite naked
"The Birth of Venus" by Botticelli in 1486
Vulture Eating Guy's Liver
Gustav Moreau's
“Prometheus” 1868. Defiantly sits glaring toward Zeus who chained him there.
Prometheus Statue
Paul Manship,
“Prometheus Stealing Fire”
Rockefeller Plaza, New York
City, 1933-4. Symbol of industrial dynamism.
Painting of the two lovers
Sandro Boticelli, “Mars
and Venus,” ca. 1485. Love conquers all, even the god of war. Aphrodite and Ares.
White statue with lots of balls
Artemis goddess of beasts. 1st century AD found in Ephesus, Rome. Everything about her represents nurture
Painting of woman with bow and arrow
Vecellio Tiziano (Titian)
“Death of Actaeon” ca. 1565
Actaeon accidentally saw Artemis bathing so she turned him into a stag so his own hunting dogs would kill him.
Man statue with top-knot
Apollo Belvedere, Roman
copy (ca. 130 AD). Far shooting god. Possibly just killed python? beautiful man.
Man and woman turning into a tree
Gian Lorenzo Bernini “Apollo
and Daphne”, ca. 1624 Rome. From Ovid's metamorphoses
Bronze statue pointing up
Giovanni da Bologna, “Mercury,” 1564. Hermes the messenger sent by Zeus with his iconic images.
White statue with a man and baby
Praxiteles, Hermes with the Infant Dionysus, mid 4th-9 century BC, Olympia. Debatable if it is an original b/c of hip brace.
Gold vase/jar thing
Derveni Crater 4th century BC. Artist unknown. Details of Dionysus and people being entertained by him.
Zeus
Jupiter
Hera
Juno
Poseidon
Neptune
Hades
Pluto
Hestia
Vesta
Hephaestus
Vulcan-lame god of fire
Ares
Mars-god of war
Apollo
Apollo-the far shooting god
Artemis
Dione- Goddess of beasts
Demeter
Ceres- Goddess of Harvest
Dionysus
Bacchus-god of wine
Hermes
Mercury-The messenger of the gods. The liminal god. Psychopompos
Athena
Minerva - Goddess of war
Aphrodite
Venus - Goddess of Love
Europa
Zeus appears as a bull and takes her into the ocean to rape her.
Ganymede
Hottie Trojan taken to be a cup holder/sex slave to Zeus
Leda
Zeus came as a swan and she bore Helen of Troy
Alcmena
Zeus came as her husband and she bore Hercules
Zeus's iconography
thunderbolt and lightening. Aegis (cloak) eagle and oak (long life)
Hieros Gamos
sex slaves
Hera's iconography
peacock (many eyes)
Mother of 9 muses
Mnemosyne and Zeus. Apollo looks after them
The Fates
Morai or Pacae.
Clotho-makes thread
Lachesis-pulls out thread
Atropos-cuts thread
Poseidon's iconography
"Earth shaker" Trident, stallion and bull.
Galatea
Female statue brought to life by Aphrodite. Made by Pygmalion.
Eros
Cupid- falls in love with Psyche