CL 28 - Classical Mythology
Greek Chronology, Culture and Religion
Chronological Chart ,
Peloponnese (Argolid), Attica (Athens), Boeotia (Thebes),
Thessaly, Macedonia and Thrace
Crete, the Cyclades
Troy and the Trojan War
Homer - the Iliad and the Odyssey
Kouros / Kore
- Map of Minoan Crete. R.J.A.
Talbert, Atlas of Classical History. London, 1985. p. 4
- Early Corinthian olpe, 610 -
600. Above: serpent between lions; below: panther-birds. Simon, Erika.
Die Griechischen Vasen. Hirmir Verlag, Munich: 1981. Color Plate X
- Achilles and Ajax (gaming)
play a board game. Detail of Attic Black-figure belly amphora signed by
Exekias, ca. 530. Names, expletives, and kalos (ONESITORIDES)
inscription around figures. Achilles (R) calls "four" while Ajax (L)
calls "three". Side B. H. 61 cm. Simon, Erika. Die Griechischen Vasen.
Hirmir Verlag, Munich: 1981. Color Plate XXV
- Overlifesize bronze portrait head
of Alexander from a statue based on the heroic "Alexander with the
Lance" by Lysippos (?). Rhodian / Pergamene "baroque" influences (?).
Frontal view. H. 15.12 in. Private collection, Switzerland. The Search
for Alexander: An Exhibition (various authors). Boston, 1980. Catalog #9
- Aerial view of Athenian Acropolis,
including Propylaea and Parthenon.
- The Toreador Fresco or Bull Leaper.
Bull leaping with dancer. Fresco from a small court in the east. From
Knossos Palace, Crete. c. 1500 BC. Archaeological Museum, Herakleion.
- "Snake Goddess" Enamelled
Terracotta. From palace at Knossos, Crete. Herakleion Museum.
- Death of Sarpedon. Detail of
Hypnos (Sleep) and Thanatos (Death) carrying away the body of Sarpedon
as Hermes (center) looks on. Names between figures. Attic Red-Figure
kalyx krater signed by Euxitheos as potter and Euphronios as painter.
Ca. 510 BCE. H. 45.8 cm.
- Lion Gate entrance to the
Mycenaean citadel, ca. 1250 BC. View from north. Detail of lintel and
pedimental sculpture. Photo CD: Art of the Aegean (AEG-000-11)
- Mycenaean tablet with Linear B
script, ca. 1400 BCE., from Pylos. Carratelli, G. P., ed. The Greek
World: Art and Civilization in Magna Graecia and Sicily. New York:
Rizzoli, 1996. p. 38
- Greece. Topographical map of
Greece and the Aegean Sea. Oxford Essential World Atlas 1994. p. 21.