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Die Verjüngung des Bocks.

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Die Verjüngung des Bocks.
Additional title: The rejuvenescence of the ram.

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Medea

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Medea (Greek mythology)
Rams -- Mythology
Older people -- Men
Mythology, Greek
Pelias (Greek mythology)
Content: A young ram emerges whole from the cauldron after Medea cut an old ram into pieces and boiled it. In this way she persuaded the daughters of Pelias to cut their elderly father into pieces and boil him in hopes of restoring his youth. As Medea had intended, this simply resulted in his death.
Content: Printed under caption: "Nach einem altgriechischen Vasenbilde." Includes additional text in German.
Source note: Hellas : das Land und Volk der alten Greichen. (Leipzig : Spamer, 1895) Wägner, Wilhelm (1800-1886), Author.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 1 print : b ; image 7.5 x 10.8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ec5dbf50-c5be-012f-04c1-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Die Verjüngung des Bocks." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-19f5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Die Verjüngung des Bocks." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-19f5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1895). Die Verjüngung des Bocks. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-19f5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Die Verjüngung des Bocks.