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Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede.

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Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Ganymede

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872 - 1887
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Gan
Topics
Mythology
Eagles -- Mythology
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Zeus (Greek deity)
Male nude in art
Ganymede (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content : Ganymede was a Trojan youth so beautiful that Zeus came down in the form of an eagle (or sent an eagle) to carry Ganymede to Mount Olympus, where he became cupbearer to the gods.

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 x 20 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: c544b3d0-c5be-012f-c727-58d385a7bc34

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 Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872 - 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872 - 1887). Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede.