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“The rape of Ganymede” (engraving after) by Johan Frank Kirchbach

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Johan Frank Kirchbach (egraving after), (1892) – The rape of Ganymede. PD via Wikimedia Commons.

  • Director: Agnes Lev
  • Read by: Timothy Carter
  • Music: Steve Gorn
  • Mythographer: Andrew Calimach
  • Bibliography of reconstruction: Homer, Iliad 5.265ff; 20.215-235 (700 BCE); Anonymous, Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite 202ff. (7th c. BCE); Sophocles, The Colchian Women (after Athenaeus, 602) (b. 495 – d. 406 BCE); Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis (410 BCE); Apollodorus, Library and Epitome iii.12.2 (140 BCE); Diodorus Siculus, Histories 4.75.3 (1st c. BCE); Virgil, Aeneid 5. 252 – 260 (19 BCE); Ovid, Metamorphoses 10.155ff. (1CE – 8 CE); Hyginus, Poetica Astronomica II.16 Eagle; II.29 Aquarius (2nd c. CE); Lucian, Dialogues of the Gods (170 CE); First Vatican Mythographer, 184 Ganymede; Second Vatican Mythographer 198 Ganymede
  • Source: Wikimedia

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