+ o - ^
previous next
Index

Athena attacks the giant Enceladus

More Details Cite This Item

1623571

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Athena attacks the giant Enceladus
Names
Rey, A. (Etcher)
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
Serpents -- Mythology
Helmets -- To 499
Shields -- To 499
Gigantomachy (Greek mythology)
Triskele
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Minerva with her shield of serpents attacks the Titan Enceladus with her lance. Enceladus holds a shield on which is a triskelion, symbol of Sicily, where he was swallowed by Aetna. A falcon or hawk seems to combat Minerva's owl. Rouen Museum."
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
Extent: 1 print : col. ; image 22 x 29.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa484e90-c5be-012f-e7a7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library is interested in learning more about items you've seen on our websites or elsewhere online. If you have any more information about an item or its copyright status, we want to hear from you. Please contact DigitalCollections@nypl.org with your contact information and a link to the relevant content.

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Athena attacks the giant Enceladus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a1e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Athena attacks the giant Enceladus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a1e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Athena attacks the giant Enceladus Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a1e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a1e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (still image) Athena attacks the giant Enceladus, (1844 - 1861) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=July 26, 2016 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

Athena attacks the giant Enceladus