Hecate Fighting the Giant, Pergamon Altar

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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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APA Style

Bulic, M. (2015, February 04). Hecate Fighting the Giant, Pergamon Altar. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3618/

Chicago Style

Bulic, Mina. "Hecate Fighting the Giant, Pergamon Altar." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 04, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3618/.

MLA Style

Bulic, Mina. "Hecate Fighting the Giant, Pergamon Altar." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 04 Feb 2015. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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