A black-figure kantharos (drinking cup) depicting Hercules and centaurs. From Boeotia, c. 550 BCE. (Antikensammlungen, Munich...
A Roman 2nd century CE sculpture of Calliope, the Muse of epic poetry. The sculpture is a copy of a 2nd century BCE Hellenistic...
Castor and Pollux
Castor and Pollux (the Dioscuri) are figures from Greek and Roman mythology considered the twin sons of Zeus or Jupiter. Semi-divine...
A centaur was a creature from Greek mythology which was half-man and half-horse. The head, arms and torso were human...
The Chimera on black-figured Amphora, from southern Etruria, 550-525 BCE. (Photo taken at the "Monsters. Fantastic Creatures...
A Roman sculpture of unknown date depicting Clio the Muse of history. (Vatican Museums, Rome).
Daedalus is a figure from Greek mythology famous for his clever inventions and as the architect of the Minotaur’s labyrinth...
Daedalus & Icarus
A 17th century CE painting of Daedalus and Icarus by Jacob Peter Gowy. (Museo del Prado, Madrid)
Deianira was the second wife of the Greek hero and demi-god Herakles (better known as Hercules, son of the god Zeus...
Marble statue of Deidameia in the severe style, from the west pediment of the temple of Zeus, Olympia (c. 460 BCE...