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 Roman 2nd century CE sculpture of Calliope, the Muse of epic poetry. The sculpture is a copy of a 2nd century BCE Hellenistic...
A Roman sculpture of unknown date depicting Clio the Muse of history. (Vatican Museums, Rome).
Clio, Monte Calvo
Clio, Monte Calvo, 2nd century CE, marble, Nye Carlsberg Glyptoteket (Copenhagen, Denmark). MAde with Memento Beta...
A 1st century CE Roman sculpture of Erato, the Muse of lyric poetry, playing the lyre. (Vatican Museums, Rome).
Erato, Monte Calvo, 2nd century A.D., marble, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta...
Fresco with Melpomene
A fresco fragment depicting Melpomene, the Muse of Tragedy, from the House of Julia Felix in Pompeii, 62-79 CE. (now...
Fresco with Urania
A fresco fragment depicting Urania, the Muse of Astronomy, from the House of Julia Felix in Pompeii, 62-79 CE. (now...
Greek mythology, as in other ancient cultures, was used as a means to explain the environment in which humankind lived...
Hesiod and the Muse
Hesiod and the Muse,1891,oil on canvas by Gustave Moreau