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Title
Apollo shoots arrows into Tityus, who abducted Latona.
Names
Bineteau, P. (Lithographer)
Rey, A. (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Apollo

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Apo
Topics
Kidnappings
Apollo (Greek deity)
Bow and arrow -- To 499
Wounds & injuries
Leto (Greek deity)
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Light foxing at upper right and along center fold.
Content: Juno (Greek Hera), wife of Jupiter (Zeus), urged Tityus, one of Jupiter's giant sons, to attack Latona (Leto), mother of Diana (Artemis) and Apollo. Tityus finally tried this, and was killed with arrows by Leto's two children while trying to carry her off.
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 ; 31 x 45 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a1712df0-c5be-012f-c1d4-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Apollo shoots arrows into Tityus, who abducted Latona." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-642d-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. "Apollo shoots arrows into Tityus, who abducted Latona." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 11, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-642d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Apollo shoots arrows into Tityus, who abducted Latona. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-642d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Apollo shoots arrows into Tityus, who abducted Latona.