Department of Classics
Art Lecture VI: Dionysus, Heroes, Chthonians & Satyrs in Art
- Hermes & Dionysus by Praxiteles ca. 350 B.C. (Olympia Mus.)
- Birth of Dionysus (relief decoration of scaenae frons of Roman theater in Perge, Asia Minor) mid-2nd cent. C.E.
- Dionysus in Chariot, 2 panthers, satyr, and maenad (another relief from above, Roman theater in Perge)
- Actors with masks offering to Dionysus (Attic votive relief) c. 400 B.C.E. (Athens: Nat'l. Mus. Inv. 1500)
- Dionysus and pirates (Attic BF kylix) 530 B.C.E. by Exekias (Munich: Antikensamml. Inv. 8729)
- Dionysus and Adriadne (Roman sarcophagus 170-180 C.E., Rome: Terme Museum 214 (Dionysus discovers Ariadne abandoned on Naxos)
- Dionysus and Ariadne, Erotes, maenads and satyrs (Attic RF krater) early 4th cent. B.C.E. (Athens: National Museum 12490)
- Annibale Carracci, (1560-1609) Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne (Ceiling of Palazzo Farnese, Rome 1597)
- Dionysus and Ariadne Wedding (bronze krater), Verghina tombs, late 4th cent. B.C.E. (Thassalonike Museum)
- Dionysus and Sirens gathering grapes (Attic BF amphora) 6th cent. B.C.E. (Rome: Villa Giulia 38)
- Dionysus with his retinue (RF pointed amphora by Kleophrades ptr.) 500-490 B.C.E. (Munich: Antikensamml. 8732)
- Maenad (white-ground kylix by Brygos ptr.) c. 490 B.C.E. (Munich: Antikens. 2645)
- Lenaean Festival in honor of Dionysus (RF kylix by Makron; potter = Hieron) 490-480 B.C.E. (Berlin: Antikenabteilung)
- Athena and Marsyas: reconstructed drawing of bronze group by Myron (mid-5th cent. B.C.E.) (Vatican Museum)
- Marsyas (Roman copy of bronze original)
- Contest of Apollo and Marsyas (Mantineia reliefs) late 4th century (Athens: National Museum)
- Apollo vs. Marsyas: Roman sarcophagus, 2nd cent. C.E. (Rome: Conservatori Museum)
- Herakles: as infant, strangling 2 serpents (Pompeii: House of the Vettii) 4th style: 1st century C.E.
- Labors: Lion, Hydra, Boar, Hind, Stymphalian Birds, Antaeus (Roman sarcophagus) (Rome: Terme 154592)
- Mosaic floor of triclinium, House Labors of Herakles, Volubilis (Morocco) 2nd century C.E.
- Erymanthian Boar and Eurystheus (Medallion from floor of #19)
- Herakles and Hydra: Labor #2 (BF amphora) 6th century C.E. (Rome: Villa Giulia)
- Herakles vs. Hydra, relief, (Athens: National Museum)
- Herakles cleaning Augean Stables: Labor #5 (Metope, Temple of Zeus, Olympia) 465-457 B.C.E. (Olympia Museum)
- Herakles vs. Apollo (RF amphora by Andocides ptr.) ca. 530 B.C.E. (Berlin: Antikenabteilung) Same image in a higher resolution.
- Herakles vs. Achelous (Base of Tripod) Roman period (Istanbul: Archaeological Museum)
- Hades (Pluto) and Persephone (rare example of Grk. painting) 4th century B.C.E. (Verghina: Macedonian Tomb ex. 1977)
- Bicephalic centaur (Nicosia (Cyprus): Archaeological Museum) 11th century B.C.E.
- Herakles vs. Nessus (Nessus amphora, ca. 600 B.C.E.) (Athens: National Museum 1002) (+ Perseus and Gorgons)
- Introduction of Herakles into Olympus (archaic pediment: Herakles, Zeus, Hera ca. 580 B.C.E.) (Athens: Acropolis Museum)
- BF lekythos with same scene: Herakles, Athena, Hermes (Agora Museum) 510-500 B.C.E.
- Odysseus and Polyphemus (mosaic floor, Roman villa, Piazza Armerina (Sicily) early 4th century C.E.)
- Cyclops forging thunderbolts (mosaic from pavement of Roman baths of Dougga, North Africa) 1st quarter 3rd century C.E. (Tunis: Bardo Museum Inv. A. 261)
- Lady with Sphinx - Odysseus blinds Polyphemus - escapes Cyclops. Frontispiece for Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics Book VI, a book belonging to Duke Matteo Acquaviva (1458-1529); illuminated by Reginaldus Piramus; Sphinx = Practical Wisdom; Odysseus an incarnation of practical wisdom.
- Odysseus and Sirens (mosaic from Dougga, mid-3rd century C.E.)
- Orpheus and the Beasts (mosaic floor from Jerusalem) Roman, 5-6th century C.E. (Istanbul: Archaeological Museum)
Classics 42: Mythology Slide Lectures
- Slides Lecture 1: Cosmogony and Succession of Divine Rulers
- Slides Lecture II: The Tantalids in Archaeology and Art
- Slides Lecture III: Athens and the Family of Aegeus
- Slides Lecture IV: Perseus in Art
- Slides Lecture V: Woodcuts and Engravings of Ovid's Metamorphoses (from UVM Rare Book Collection, continued in Art Lecture VII)
- Slides Lecture VI: Dionysus, Heroes, Chthonians & Satyrs in Art
- Slides Lecture VII: Woodcuts and Engravings of Ovid's Metamorphoses (from UVM Rare Book Collection, continued in Art Lecture V)
- Supplementary Slides
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