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The Iliad

The Iliad

Homer

800 BCE
The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Homer

800 BCE
Greek Drinking Vessel

Greek Drinking Vessel

550 BCE
Tetradrachm

Tetradrachm

499 BCE

Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than man

Antigone, by Sophocles

442 BCE
Cista Depicting a Dionysian Revel and Perseus with Medusa's Head

Cista Depicting a Dionysian Revel and Perseus with Medusa's Head

400 BCE
Chimera of Arezzo

Chimera of Arezzo

400 BCE
Athena

Athena

100 BCE
Perseus and Andromeda

Perseus and Andromeda

90 BCE
Statue of Artemis Ephesus

Statue of Artemis Ephesus

2 BCE
Hercules of the Forum Boarium

Hercules of the Forum Boarium

1 CE
Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses

Ovid

The transformations of man and gods from before formation of the world

1 CE
Hercules of the Theatre of Pompey

Hercules of the Theatre of Pompey

2 CE
Aeneid

Aeneid

Virgil

The adventures of Aeneis the Trojan, and what happens when the gods hate you

19 CE
Young Hercules

Young Hercules

69 CE-96 CE
Statue of Aphrodite

Statue of Aphrodite

100 CE
The Braschi Antinous

The Braschi Antinous

138 CE
Bronze Statuette of Jupiter

Bronze Statuette of Jupiter

200 CE
The Three Graces

The Three Graces

200 CE
Apollo Seated With Lyre

Apollo Seated With Lyre

200 CE
Adonis Relinquishing Venus for the Hunt

Adonis Relinquishing Venus for the Hunt

Titian1460
Bacchus and Ariadne

Bacchus and Ariadne

Titian1522-1523
Diana the Huntress

Diana the Huntress

Giampietrino1526
Mars, Venus and Amor

Mars, Venus and Amor

Titian1530
Sisyphus

Sisyphus

Titian1548-1549
Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse

Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse

1570
Bacchus

Bacchus

Caravaggio1596
Narcissus

Narcissus

Caravaggio1594-1596
Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto

Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto

Caravaggio1597
The Fall of Phaeton

The Fall of Phaeton

Peter Paul Rubens1604-1605
Laocoön

Laocoön

El Greco1604-1614
The Goat Amalthea with the Infant Jupiter and a Faun

The Goat Amalthea with the Infant Jupiter and a Faun

Gian Lorenzo Bernini1615
Perseus Releases Andromeda

Perseus Releases Andromeda

Peter Paul Rubens1622
Daedalus and Icarus

Daedalus and Icarus

Anthony van Dyck1615-1625
Venus and Cupid

Venus and Cupid

Artemisia Gentileschi1625-1630
Cupid and Psyche

Cupid and Psyche

Trophime Bigot1642
Diana and her Companions

Diana and her Companions

Johannes Vermeer1653-1654
Apollo and Daphne

Apollo and Daphne

Gian Lorenzo Bernini1622-1655
Portia Wounding her Thigh

Portia Wounding her Thigh

Elisabetta Sirani1664
The Death of Hyacinth

The Death of Hyacinth

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo1752-1753
The Goddess Aurora Triumphing Over Night

The Goddess Aurora Triumphing Over Night

Jean-Honoré Fragonard1755-1756
The Goddess Minvera

The Goddess Minvera

Jean-Honoré Fragonard1772
Ariadne Abandoned by Theseus

Ariadne Abandoned by Theseus

Angelica Kauffmann1774
Female Allegory

Female Allegory

Angelica Kauffmann1780
The Death of Socrates

The Death of Socrates

Jacques-Louis David1787
The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons

The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons

Jacques-Louis David1789
Bacchus and Ariadne

Bacchus and Ariadne

Angelica Kauffmann1794
Psyche Abandoned

Psyche Abandoned

Jacques-Louis David1795
The Intervention of the Sabine Women

The Intervention of the Sabine Women

Jacques-Louis David1795-1799
The Farewell of Telemachus and Eucharis

The Farewell of Telemachus and Eucharis

Jacques-Louis David1818
Saturn Devouring one of his Children

Saturn Devouring one of his Children

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes1823
Mars Disarmed by Venus and the Three Graces

Mars Disarmed by Venus and the Three Graces

Jacques-Louis David1822-1824
Laocoön

Laocoön

William Blake1825-1827
The Dream of the Architect

The Dream of the Architect

Thomas Cole1840
Theseus and the Minotaur

Theseus and the Minotaur

Edward Burne-Jones1861
The Birth of Venus

The Birth of Venus

Alexandre Cabanel1863
Oedipus and the Sphinx

Oedipus and the Sphinx

Gustave Moreau1864
Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene

Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene

Simeon Solomon1864
Venus Rising from the Sea

Venus Rising from the Sea

Gustave Moreau1866
The Muses Leaving Their Father Apollo

The Muses Leaving Their Father Apollo

Gustave Moreau1868
Phyllis and Demophoon

Phyllis and Demophoon

Edward Burne-Jones1870
Hesiod and the Muses

Hesiod and the Muses

Gustave Moreau1870
Pandora

Pandora

Alexandre Cabanel1873
Hermione

Hermione

Sarah Bernhardt1875
Phaethon

Phaethon

Gustave Moreau1878
Pygmalion and the Image — The Godhead Fires

Pygmalion and the Image — The Godhead Fires

Edward Burne-Jones1878
Pygmalion and the Image — The Heart Desires

Pygmalion and the Image — The Heart Desires

Edward Burne-Jones1878
The Birth of Venus

The Birth of Venus

William-Adolphe Bouguereau1879
Proserpine

Proserpine

Dante Gabriel Rossetti1882
Les Origines — Plate 3

Les Origines — Plate 3

Odilon Redon1883
Andromeda

Andromeda

François Auguste René Rodin1885-1886
The Abduction of Psyche

The Abduction of Psyche

William-Adolphe Bouguereau1895
Cassandra

Cassandra

Evelyn De Morgan1898
Centaur

Centaur

Odilon Redon1895-1900
Psyche Panel 7 — Cupid Carrying Psyche Up to Heaven

Psyche Panel 7 — Cupid Carrying Psyche Up to Heaven

Maurice Denis1908
Diane Hunting

Diane Hunting

Marie Laurencin1908
Danaë

Danaë

Gustav Klimt1907-1908
Between Scylla and Charybdis

Between Scylla and Charybdis

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl1910
The Birth of Venus

The Birth of Venus

Odilon Redon1912
The Cyclops

The Cyclops

Odilon Redon1914
Penelope

Penelope

Carlo Carrà1917
Chasseress

Chasseress

Romaine Brooks1920
The Three Graces

The Three Graces

Marie Laurencin1921
Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Henry Bacon, Daniel Chester French1914-1922
The Odyssey of Odysseus

The Odyssey of Odysseus

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl1933
The Meal at Drya's House

The Meal at Drya's House

Marc Chagall1961
Wedding Feast in the Nymphs Grotto

Wedding Feast in the Nymphs Grotto

Marc Chagall1961
Leda and the Swan

Leda and the Swan

Cy Twombly1962

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