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    Greek Antiquity in art and culture

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    • Cultural depictions of Alexander the Great

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    • Athletic culture based on Greek antiquity

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    • Atlantis in fiction

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    • Cultural depictions of Theseus

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    • Ancient Greece in fiction

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    • Operas based on Greco-Roman mythology

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    • Adamastor

    • Adamastor

      Adamastor is a Greek-type mythological character famed by the Portuguese poet Luís de Camões in his epic poem Os Lusíadas (first printed in 1572), as a symbol of the forces of nature Portuguese navigators had to overcome during their discoveries. Camões gave his creation a backstory as one of the Giant ... Read »


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    • Argive vase painting

    • Argive vase painting was a regional style of Greek Geometric vase painting from the city of Argos. Besides Athens, Argos was one of the centres of Geometric vase painting. Argive potters followed influences especially from Attic vase painting, until the final phase of the style (750/690 BC). Typical of the Argive Geom ... Read »


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    • Asterix at the Olympic Games

    • Asterix at the Olympic Games

      Asterix at the Olympic Games is the 12th comic book album in the Asterix series. Serialized in Pilote issues 434–455 in 1968 (to coincide with the Mexico City Olympics), it was translated into English in 1972 (to coincide with the Munich Olympics). The story satirizes performance-enhancing drug usage in sports. G ... Read »


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    • Athena Arms the Warrior

    • Athena Arms the Warrior

      Athena Arms the Warrior (German: Athena bewaffnet den Krieger) is an 1851 sculpture by Karl Heinrich Möller, installed on Schlossbrücke in Berlin, Germany. ... Read »


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    • Athena Leads the Young Warrior into the Fight

    • Athena Leads the Young Warrior into the Fight

      Athena Leads the Young Warrior into the Fight (German: Der Jüngling wird von Athena in neuen Kampf geführt) is an 1853 sculpture by Albert Wolff, installed on Schlossbrücke in Berlin, Germany. ... Read »


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    • Athena Protects the Young Hero

    • Athena Protects the Young Hero

      Athena Protects the Young Hero (German: Der junge Held wird von Athena beschützt) is an 1854 sculpture by Gustav Bläser, installed on Schlossbrücke in Berlin, Germany. ... Read »


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    • Athena Teaches the Young Man How to Use a Weapon

    • Athena Teaches the Young Man How to Use a Weapon

      Athena Teaches the Young Man How to Use a Weapon (German: Athena unterrichtet den Jungen im Waffengebrauch) is an 1853 sculpture by Hermann Schievelbein, installed on Schlossbrücke in Berlin, Germany. ... Read »


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    • The Birth of Tragedy

    • The Birth of Tragedy Out of the Spirit of Music

      The Birth of Tragedy from the Spirit of Music (German: Die Geburt der Tragödie aus dem Geiste der Musik) is an 1872 work of dramatic theory by the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. It was reissued in 1886 as The Birth of Tragedy, Or: Hellenism and Pessimism (Die Geburt der Tragödie, Oder: Griechentum und Pe ... Read »


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    • Bismarck Memorial

    • The Bismarck Memorial (German: Bismarck-Nationaldenkmal) in the Tiergarten in Berlin, is a prominent memorial statue dedicated to Prince Otto von Bismarck, Minister President of the Kingdom of Prussia and the first Chancellor of the German Empire. It was sculpted by Reinhold Begas. It is one of 250 memorials to Bismarc ... Read »


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    • Chariot clock

    • A chariot clock is a type of mantel/table figural clock in the form of a chariot whose dial is set into the wheel or elsewhere, its origins date back to the second half of the 16th century southern Germany. Normally of classical mythology subject matter, it has been made in different periods and styles such as Renaissa ... Read »


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    • Colossus of Rhodes

    • The Colossus of Rhodes /roʊdz/ (Ancient Greek: ὁ Κολοσσὸς Ῥόδιος ho Kolossòs Rhódios) was a statue of the Greek titan-god of the sun Helios, erected in the city of Rhodes, on the Greek island of the same name, by Chares of Lindos in 280 BC. One of the Se ... Read »


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    • Cycladic vase painting

    • Cycladic vase painting was a regional style of Greek vase painting, produced in the Cycladic islands. Especially in its early and middle phases, the Geometric vase painting of the Cyclades was strongly influenced by Attic vase painting. In the late Geometric phase, there is evidence for workshops on Naxos, Thera, Paro ... Read »


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    • Et in Arcadia ego

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      Et in Arcadia ego (also known as Les bergers d'Arcadie or The Arcadian Shepherds) is a 1637–38 painting by Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665). It depicts a pastoral scene with idealized shepherds from classical antiquity clustering around an austere tomb. It is held in the Louvre, Paris. Poussin painted two version ... Read »


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    • Farewell to Orpheus

    • Farewell to Orpheus

      Farewell to Orpheus is an outdoor 1968–1973 bronze sculpture and fountain by Frederic Littman, installed at the Portland State University campus in Portland, Oregon, United States. Farewell to Orpheus, created by former Portland State University (PSU) art professor Frederic Littman in 1968, is located at Sout ... Read »


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    • List of films based on Greek drama

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    • The Flight of Europa

    • The Flight of Europa

      The Flight of Europa is a bronze Art Deco sculpture created by American artist Paul Manship in 1925. Copies are held by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It depicts the Greek myth of Europa being abducte ... Read »


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    • The Great God Pan (sculpture)

    • The Great God Pan (sculpture)

      The Great God Pan is an outdoor bronze sculpture of Pan by American artist George Grey Barnard, located on the Columbia University campus in Manhattan, New York. Charles Follen McKim installed the sculpture as a functional fountain in the northeast corner of the campus in 1907. It is now located across Lewisohn Hall. ... Read »


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    • Gymnopédies


    • Icarus (sculpture)

    • Icarus (sculpture)

      Icarus, also known as Icarus III, is an outdoor 1973 sculpture depicting the Greek mythological figure of the same name by Michael Ayrton, installed in Old Change Court in the City of London, in the United Kingdom. ... Read »


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    • In the Time of Gods

    • In the Time of Gods

      In the Time of Gods is the eighth studio album by Dar Williams. It was released April 17, 2012 on Razor & Tie, the label that has released almost all of her albums. All songs written by Dar Williams, except where noted. The album is about Greek mythology. ... Read »


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    • Ionic vase painting

    • Ionic vase painting was regional style of ancient Greek vase painting. Ionia first becomes noticeable as a separate region within East Greek vase painting during the final phase of the orientalising style, when the black-figure incision style spread from Northern Ionia throughout East Greece. In the later phase of the ... Read »


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    • Lovejoy Columns

    • Lovejoy Columns

      The Lovejoy Columns, located in Portland, Oregon, United States, supported the Lovejoy Ramp, a viaduct that from 1927 to 1999 carried the western approach to the Broadway Bridge over the freight tracks in what is now the Pearl District. The columns were painted by Greek immigrant Tom Stefopoulos between 1948 and 1952. ... Read »


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    • Greek mythology in western art and literature

    • With the rediscovery of classical antiquity in the Renaissance, the poetry of Ovid became a major influence on the imagination of poets and artists, and remained a fundamental influence on the diffusion and perception of Greek mythology through subsequent centuries. From the early years of the Renaissance, artists port ... Read »


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    • Nike (mythology)

    • Nike (mythology)

      In ancient Greek religion, Nike (/ˈnaɪki/; Greek: Νίκη, "Victory", Ancient Greek: [nǐːkɛː]) was a goddess who personified victory. Her Roman equivalent was Victoria. She was variously described as the daughter of the Titan Pallas and the goddess Styx, and the sister of Kratos (Strength) ... Read »


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    • Cultural influence of Plato's Republic


    • Prometheus (Zach)

    • Prometheus (Zach)

      Prometheus is an outdoor 1958 cast iron sculpture depicting the mythological figure Prometheus by Jan Zach, installed north of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, Oregon, in the United States. The Smithsonian Institution describes the sculpture as "two abstract figures with ... Read »


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    • Pseudo-Chalkidian vase painting

    • Pseudo-Chalcidian vase painting is an important style of black-figure Greek vase painting, dating to the 6th century BC. Pseudo-Chalkidian vase painting was strongly influenced by Chalkidian vase painting, but also shows influences from Attic and Corinthian vase painting. The potters used the Ionic alphabet (and not t ... Read »


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    • Rush of Green

    • The Rush of Green, also known as Pan or The Bowater House Group, was the last sculpture completed by Jacob Epstein before his death at his home in Hyde Park Gate on 19 August 1959. The sculpture group includes a long-limbed family – father, mother, son and dog – rushing towards Hyde Park, encouraged by the Gr ... Read »


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    • Samian vase painting

    • Samian vase painting was a regional style of ancient Greek vase painting; it formed part of East Greek vase painting. Vases were produced on Samos since the Geometric period. At the Heraion of Samos, many Geometric vases were discovered, including high-footed kraters, kantharoi, kotyles, skyphoi and round-mouthed oino ... Read »


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    • Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain

    • Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain

      The Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain is located at the southeastern side of Piccadilly Circus in London, United Kingdom. Moved after World War II from its original position in the centre, it was erected in 1892–1893 to commemorate the philanthropic works of Lord Shaftesbury, who was a famous Victorian politician and ... Read »


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    • Socrates Drank the Conium (album)

    • Socrates Drank the Conium (album)

      Socrates Drank the Conium was the 1972 debut album of the Greek rock band of the same name. It has more psychedelic- and blues-influenced tracks than their following albums. The work on this album is similar to that of musicians like Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton. All songs credited to Spathas and Tourkogiorgis; other ... Read »


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    • The Songs of Bilitis

    • The Songs of Bilitis (/bɪˈliːtɪs/; French: Les Chansons de Bilitis) is a collection of erotic, essentially lesbian, poetry by Pierre Louÿs published in Paris in 1894 (see 1894 in poetry). Since Louÿs claimed that he had translated the original poetry from Ancient Greek, this work is considered a pseud ... Read »


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    • Sparta in popular culture


    • Talos No. 2

    • Talos No. 2

      Talos No. 2 is an outdoor 1959–1977 bronze sculpture by American artist James Lee Hansen, located on the Transit Mall of downtown Portland, Oregon, in the United States. James Lee Hansen's bronze sculpture Talos No. 2 is installed at the intersection of Southwest 6th Avenue and Stark Street on the Portland Tr ... Read »


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    • Battle of Thermopylae in popular culture

    • The Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BCE has long been the topic of cultural motivation, as it is perhaps the most famous military last stand of all time. This "against all odds" story is passed to us from the writings of the Greek Herodotus, who was not present at the battle himself. He relates the story of 300 Spartans a ... Read »


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    • Thessalian vase painting

    • Thessalian vase painting was a regional style of Greek vase painting, prevalent in Thessaly. The Geometric vase painting of Thessaly was rather lifeless and provincial, especially compared to the dominant production centres such as Attica. Often, Attic styles were simply imitated. ... Read »


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    • Trojan War in popular culture

    • Trojan War in popular culture

      Achilles tending the wounded Patroclus (Attic red-figure kylix, c. 500 BC) Setting: Troy (modern Hisarlik, Turkey)Period: Bronze AgeTraditional dating: c. 1194–1184 BCModern dating: c. 1260–1180 BCOutcome: Greek victory, destruction of TroySee also: Historicity of the Iliad Iliad · Epic Cycle · ... Read »


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