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Glaucus astonished as dead fish leap back to life.

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Title
Glaucus astonished as dead fish leap back to life.
Additional title: Scylla und Charybdis.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- S-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1885
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-S-Z
Topics
Fish
Mythology, Greek
Magic
Surprise
Notes
Content: Possibly depicts Glaucus, the fisherman who observed dead fish laid on a certain grass miraculously come back to life. He ate some of the grass and was transformed into a sea god. Glaucus fell in love with the nymph Scylla, but Circe turned Scylla into a monster out of jealousy that she had won Glaucus' love.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Image cropped at top left corner.
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 14 x 10 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 295286b0-c5bf-012f-990e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Glaucus astonished as dead fish leap back to life." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1885. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-46f9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Glaucus astonished as dead fish leap back to life." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-46f9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1885). Glaucus astonished as dead fish leap back to life. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-46f9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Glaucus astonished as dead fish leap back to life.