Source record No.StadhoudersvaasMediumVaseMaterialAmphoraOrientationPartial obverseImage dateUnknown
MediumPaintingMaterialOil on canvasOrientationFrontImage date2017
Source record No.Cat. no. 51MediumPhotograph of statueMaterialPlasterOrientationFrontImage date2005CreatorPrinceton University Art MuseumSource notesSee page 170 of 'The Legacy of Homer: Four Centuries of Art from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure Des Beaux-Arts, Paris,' (2005).
Source record No.Tetyda i AchillesMediumDrawingMaterialPencil on paperOrientationFrontImage date1897CreatorStanisław WyspiańskiSource notesThetis emerges from the waves towards his son (Tetyda and Achilles). 1897. Pencil drawing. 23 x 29 cm. National Museum in Warsaw.
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Ancient GreekReligion · Polytheistic · 4 myths
The ancient Greek belief system represents a collection of cultural myths and stories that date back to circa 1300-1200 BCE. Its pantheon of deities were widely known and written about in Greek texts. The Romans adopted many Greek beliefs and renamed the deities according to the Latin language. In contemporary...
Achilles, half man-half deity, fought in the Trojan war for King Agamemnon and quarreled with him over a mistress, among other things. The war featured the Trojans against the Greeks and had lots of action where Achilles was the star. Achilles' close friend Patroclus died at the hands of Hector; consequently, Achilles slaughtered him in order to get his revenge. While not listed in the Iliad, sources say that Achilles suffered his tragic fate at the end of the war by Paris when he was shot with an arrow through the achilles heel. Achilles fulfilled the hero motif of living a short life of glory.
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