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[Glaucus astonished as dead fish leap back to life]

Image ID: 1624106

[Glaucus astonished as dead fish leap back to life]  [Scylla und Charybdis.]

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Glaucus astonished as dead fish leap back to life]

Alternate Title

: Scylla und Charybdis.

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 14 x 10 cm.


: Image cropped at top left corner. Possibly depicts Glaucus, the fisherman who observed dead fish laid on a certain grass miraculously come back to life. He ate some of the grass and was transformed into a sea god. Glaucus fell in love with the nymph Scylla, but Circe turned Scylla into a monster out of jealousy that she had won Glaucus' love.

Original Source

: From Die Sagenwelt der Alten ; für die Jugend bearbeitet. (Berlin Winckelmann 1885) Schonke, K. A., Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Mythology -- S-Z

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624106

Record ID

: 1762614

Digital Item Published

: 8-8-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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