Visual Timeline: Centaur

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800 BCE: Homer mentions the centaurs in his book the Iliad.
 
700 BCE: Hesiod mentions the centaurs in his book Theogeny.
 
660 BCE: A Boeotian amphora depicts Medusa as a centaur.
 
600 BCE - 400 BCE: Attic pottery depicts the centaur Chiron in various mythological scenes.
 
600 BCE - 500 BCE: Corinthian pottery depicts scenes of the centaur Pholos and Hercules.
 
600 BCE - 500 BCE: The first depictions on black-figure pottery of Hercules fighting the centaur Nessos.
 
 
460 BCE: The west pediment of the Temple of Zeus at Olympia is decorated with a Centauromachy of centaurs fighting Lapiths at the wedding of Peirithoos.
 
438 BCE: The cult statue of Athena by Pheidias in the Parthenon depicts centaurs on the sandals of the goddess.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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