81 illustrations from Greek mythology including: Achilles, Admetus, Adonis, Aegis, Aeneas, Aeolos, Aesculapius, Aethra, Amazon, Amphion, Amphitrite, Aphrodite, Apollo, Argus, Ariadne, Artemis, Astrae, Atlanta, Athena, and Atlas
The race with Hippomenes' for Atalanta's hand in marriage. He won by distracting her with beautiful…
Atalanta being distracted to pick up one of three golden apples dropped by Melanion, her suitor during…
"Athena (Minerva), the national deity of the Athenians." — Smith, 1882
"Athena and Giant" — Gayley, 1893
"Athena" — Gayley, 1893
"Athena Parthenos" — Morey, 1903
"Athena" — Morey, 1903
The Greek goddess of wisdom, strategy, and war.
An archaic Athena on a vase from about 330 B.C. In Greek mythology, Athena was the goddess of wisdom.
"Contest of Athena and Poseidon" — Gayley, 1893
"Athena Velletri" — Gayley, 1893
"A tablet of Pentelic marble. Athena, leaning on her spear, is gazing with downcast head at a grave…
Goddess of Wisdom
Atlas, the Titan condemned to hold the Earth on his shoulders.
"The following cut, taken from a very curious intaglio, represents Aeneas embarking with Anchisces and…
In heraldry, the griffin is a fabulous animal, with the head and forefeet of an eagle, and the body,…
"The Palatine Apollo" — Gayley, 1893
"A Sacrifice to Apollo" — Gayley, 1893