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Arkeopolis - Eskiyle Bağlantılı Herşey

Arkeopolis - Eskiyle Bağlantılı Herşey

Kerberos,  sometimes called Cerberus, was a fearsome looking hellhound that guarded the gates of Hades. described as a three-headed dog with a mane of serpent heads, a snake for a tail, and the lion claws extending from his pawsIts only purpose was to prevent damned souls trapped in the underworld from escaping.

Athenian red figure amphora depicting one of Herakles twelve labours - chaining Cerberus, the hound of Hades

Hercules' Tenth Labor: the Cattle of Geryon

Hercules Tenth Labor: the Cattle of Geryon

Detail of the Titan Atlas holding the rocky dome of heaven upon his shoulders. He is tormented by the Hesperian Drakon. Laconian Black Figure Amphoriskos vase, ca 530 BC. Archaic Period.  Musei Vaticani, Vatican City. Italy.

Detail of the Titan Atlas holding the rocky dome of heaven upon his shoulders. He is tormented by the Hesperian Drakon. Laconian Black Figure Amphoriskos vase, ca 530 BC.

White ground vessels are far less common than the typical black figure and red figure pottery of classical Athens. This piece is exceptional for its uniqueness and pristine condition. Rare. British Museum, London.

White ground jug made in Athens in the early Century BC. The woman is depicted spinning cloth. This is one of the finest Attic white ground vases I’ve ever seen. The British Museum, London.

Greek God Ares

ARES was the great Olympian god of war, battlelust, civil order and manly courage. In Greek art he was depicted as either a mature, bearded warrior dressed in battle arms, or a nude beardless youth with helm and spear.

The Third Labor of Hercules - The Ceryneian Hind. Do you love mythology? If you do you'll love this ancient Greek myth about Hercules!

The Third Labor of Hercules - The Ceryneian Hind

The Third Labor of Hercules - The Ceryneian Hind. Do you love mythology? If you do you'll love this ancient Greek myth about Hercules!

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