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Two images of Europa from Pompeii.

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1623805
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Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Europa

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872 - 1887
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Eur
Topics
Bulls
Cupids
Mythology
Jupiter (Roman deity)
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.

Source note: Atlas der griechischen Kunstmythologie. (Leipzig : Engelmann, 1872-1887) Overbeck, Johannes Adolf (1826-1895), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Lithographs ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 13.6 x 28.2 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: bdd73540-c5be-012f-0a4d-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Two images of Europa from Pompeii." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872 - 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Two images of Europa from Pompeii." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872 - 1887). Two images of Europa from Pompeii. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Two images of Europa from Pompeii.