mythology meme: anemoi (pt.1) boreas; greek god of north wind & winter [roman: aquillus] 2/2
greek mythology aesthetics → achilles “Sing, goddess, of Achilles’ ruinous…
In greek anmythology, Thanatos (Θανατος) was the god and personification of death. His touch was gentle, likened to that of his twin brother Hypnos (the god of sleep).He has been portrayed as a youth carrying a butterfly (symbolizing the soul of the dead) and an inverted torch.
La Pythie, oracle du temple d'Apollon à Delphes - John Collier - "Prêtresse de Delphes" (1891) - Musée national d'Australie-Méridionale (Adélaïde).
The Lament for Icarus, Herbert Draper, 1898.(No, not an angel...but he has wings)
John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) English Pre-Raphaelite painter. Oil on canvas Plymouth Art Gallery, England: artuk.org/discover/artworks/hamadryad-148214/view_as/grid... Hamadryads are tree nymphs of Greek mythology
Pandora's Box, I believe... There's something about this painting that is so moving and realistic.
According to Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman, created by Hephaestus on the request of God Zeus. She received special gifts from many Greek gods and goddesses, like beauty, intelligence, etc.
In the tradition of Greek mythology, Charon is a man who lives in the Underworld. He is the son of Erebus and Nyx, and it is his responsibility to ferry the dead