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[Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede.]

Image ID: 1623822

[Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede.] (1872-1887)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede.]

Published Date

: 1872-1887

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 13 x 20 cm.

Notes

: Ganymede was a Trojan youth so beautiful that Zeus came down in the form of an eagle (or sent an eagle) to carry Ganymede to Mount Olympus, where he became cupbearer to the gods.

Original Source

: From Atlas der griechischen Kunstmythologie. (Leipzig : Engelmann, 1872-1887) Overbeck, Johannes Adolf (1826-1895), Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Mythology -- Ganymede

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON MYT-Gan

Digital ID

: 1623822

Record ID

: 1762232

Digital Item Published

: 6-27-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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