A Visual Who's Who of Greek Mythology
Achilles The hero of the Trojan War, leader of the Myrmidons, slayer of Hector and Greece's greatest warrior...
A 2nd century CE Roman statue of the Greek goddess of hunting Artemis. The statue is a copy from a mid-4th century BCE...
Artemis / Diana
Statue of Artemis (Greek) or Diana (Roman), known as Diane de Versailles, France. Roman copy, 1st or 2nd century CE...
Artemis of Ephesus
Marble statue of the Ephesian Artemis, 125-175 CE. (Selcuk Museum, Selcuk, Turkey)
Attic Black-figure Amphora
An Attic black-figure neck-amphora (540-530 BCE) depicting Hercules wearing his lion skin and engaged in one of his celebrated...
A bronze statue of Artemis attributed to the sculptor Euphranor, mid-4th century BCE. (Archaeological Museum of Piraeus...
A gold hairnet, Greece, 3rd century BCE. In the centre is a relief of Artemis. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens...
Gorgon, Temple of Artemis, Corcyra
A detail of the west pediment of the Temple of Artemis (c. 580 BCE), Corcyra. The central figure is the Gorgon Medusa...
Greek mythology, as in other ancient cultures, was used as a means to explain the environment in which humankind lived...
Library of Celsus
The Library of Celsus in Ephesos (completed 117 AD), with a statue of Arete in the foreground.