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

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Medea

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
Medea (Greek mythology)
Rams -- Mythology
Older people -- Men
Cauldrons
Mythology, Greek
Witchcraft
Pelias (Greek mythology)
Genres
Art reproductions
Notes
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: Image 7.5 x 10.8 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ec5dbf50-c5be-012f-04c1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Die Verjüngung des Bocks" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-19f5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

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

Wikipedia Citation

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Die Verjüngung des Bocks