Hecate Fighting the Giant, Pergamon Altar

Illustration

Mina Bulic
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published on 04 February 2015

On the left side the goddess Hecate is depicted while fighting the giant Clytius (she fights in three incarnations with a torch, a sword, and a lance); Detail from the Pergamon Altar's frieze (The frieze depicts Gigantomachy); built in 2nd century BCE; Today in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin.



About the Author

Mina Bulic
Mina is a pan-European lover of photography and art history: She has lived in Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary, Spain, and Germany.

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