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Zeus on his throne gives birth to Athena.

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Title
Zeus on his throne gives birth to Athena.
Names
Rey, A. (Delineator)
Lith. Kaeppelin (Lithographer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Minerva

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-Min
Topics
Athena (Greek deity)
Minerva (Roman deity)
Goddesses -- Greek
Lyres
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Mercury (Roman deity)
Medusa (Greek mythology)
Men -- Clothing & dress -- Greece -- To 499
Apollo (Greek deity)
Shields -- To 499
Hermes (Greek deity)
Zeus (Greek deity)
Ares (Greek deity)
Mars (Roman deity)
Gorgons (Greek mythology)
Eileithyia (Greek deity)
Notes
Content : Written on border: "Birth of Minerva assisted by Apollo, Mercury, Eileithyia (goddess of birth), and Mars.

Source note: Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l''histoire des religions et des moeurs de l''antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : b ; image 13.5 x 18.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: f70df500-c5be-012f-76d4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Zeus on his throne gives birth to Athena." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a13-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Zeus on his throne gives birth to Athena." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a13-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Zeus on his throne gives birth to Athena. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a13-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Zeus on his throne gives birth to Athena.