Athens as/and Mythography

Places in Athens

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Metope overview. For this link, and the following ones, consider the nature and function of the myths on the Parthenon

Diagram of whole frieze

Athena' contest with Poseidon on west pediment

Birth of Athena on east pediment

Peplos, Athena and Hephaestus on east frieze

Assembly of gods on east frieze

Athena, reconstructed in a drawing

Early kings in vase paintings

Birth of Erichthonius

Athena and Erichthonius



Kekrops on a coin

Theseus in Sculpture

Theseus at Delphi

Sosippos honoring Theseus

Battle of Lapiths and Centaurs at Olympia


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