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Europa und Cadmus [i.e., Zeus].

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Title
Europa und Cadmus [i.e., Zeus].
Additional title: Europa abducted by Zeus in the guise of a bull.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Europa

Dates / Origin
Date Created: unknown
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Eur
Topics
Bulls
Disguise
Mythology
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Kidnappings
Women -- Clothing & dress -- To 499
Zeus (Greek deity)
Europa (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content: Zeus (Jupiter in Roman mythology), in love with Europa, disguised himself as a bull in order to abduct her. Cadmus was Europa's brother, who set out but failed to find his sister, and later founded the city of Thebes.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Tinted lithograph with hand coloring.
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 13 x 10 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc448910-c5be-012f-1fcb-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Europa und Cadmus [i.e., Zeus]." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c5e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Europa und Cadmus [i.e., Zeus]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c5e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Europa und Cadmus [i.e., Zeus]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c5e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Europa und Cadmus [i.e., Zeus].