Greek Mythology

This gallery incorporates many elements of Greek Mythology.

Centaur mosaic from the Villa Hadriana, Unknown, 120/130, From the collection of: Altes Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Hadrian, also known as "The Lion Slayer." The lion Hadrian is attempting to kill appears to have just killed another centaur, possibly his mate.
The Education of Achilles, James Barry, 1741–1806, Irish, ca. 1772, From the collection of: Yale Center for British Art
The centaur Chiron teaching Achilles, whom he raised and mentored from infancy.
Cupid and Psyche, Giuseppe Maria Crespi Crespi, 1707 - 1709, From the collection of: Uffizi Gallery
The Tale of Amour and Psyche.
Ulysses and the Sirens, John William Waterhouse, 1891, From the collection of: National Gallery of Victoria
Ulysses pact - Ulysses wanted to hear the Sirens' song although he knew that it would render him incapable of rational though. He put wax in his men's ears so that they could not hear, and he had them tie him to the ships mast so he could not break free from the ship.
Perseus slaying Medusa, Laurent Marqueste, 1876/1903, From the collection of: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
Killing the Gorgon Medusa.
Perseus and Andromeda, Frederic, Lord Leighton, 1891, From the collection of: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Saving Andromeda from the sea monster sent by Poseidon in retribution for Queen Cassiopeia declaring that her daughter was more beautiful than the Nereids.
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