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Ancient Rome, Social Science, History

The Ara Pacis stood within an enclosure that is elaborately and finely sculpted entirely in Luna marble, and depicts scenes of traditional Roman piety, in which the Emperor and his family were portrayed in the act of offering sacrifices to the gods.

Orestes being purified by Apollo (Clytemnestra tryes to awake the sleeping Erinyes to the left). Side A from an Apulian red-figure bell-krater, 380–370 BC. From Armento?

Orestes being purified by Apollo (Clytemnestra tryes to awake the sleeping Erinyes to the left). Side A from an Apulian red-figure bell-krater, BC. From Armento?

Electra at the Tomb of Agamemnon - Lord Frederick Leighton.  Art Experience NYC  www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Electra at the Tomb of Agamemnon - Frederic Leighton. Electra was the daughter of King Agamemnon & Queen Clytemnestra, & thus princess of Argos. She & her brother Orestes plotted revenge.

In Greek mythology the Erinyes or Eumenides (the Romans called them the Furies) were female personifications of vengeance. They were usually said to have been born from the blood of Uranus when Cronus castrated him. According to a variant account, they were born from Nyx. Their number is usually left indeterminate, though Virgil, probably working from an Alexandrian source, recognized three: Alecto ("unceasing"), Megaera ("grudging"), and Tisiphone ("avenging murder"). The heads of the…

artpoteosis: “ William-Adolphe Bouguereau – Orestes Pursued by the Furies ( The Remorse of Orestes ) Oil on canvas - 227 × 278 cm Location: Chrysler Museum of Art In this dramatic scene from an ancient Greek tragedy, Orestes is.

Dionysus is playing a lyre, two satyrs are dancing and beating the rhythm with their krotala. Grape vine shoots adorn the scene.  Attic red-figured kylix, attributed to Brigos Painter. 500-450 BCE.

Brigos Painter Dionysus is playing a lyre, two satyrs are dancing and beating the rhythm with their krotala. Grape vine shoots adorn the scene. Attic red-figured kylix Attributed to Brigos Painter About BC

Clytemnestra kills Cassandra - Athenian red-figure cup (430 BC) via uncg.edu. To the left of Clytemnestra is Apollo's tripod, and to the right of Cassandra is his altar with a laurel tree. Cassandra was a priestess of Apollo at Troy.

Clytemnestra kills Cassandra - Athenian red-figure cup BC) via uncg. To the left of Clytemnestra is Apollo's tripod, and to the right of Cassandra is his altar with a laurel tree. Cassandra was a priestess of Apollo at Troy.

Clytemnestra or Clytemnestra (Greek: Κλυταιμνήστρα), in ancient Greek legend, was the wife of Agamemnon, king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Mycenae or Argos. In the Oresteia by Aeschylus, she was a femme fatale who murdered her husband, Agamemnon.

Women of Greek tragedies- Clytemnestra. Clytemnestra stars as the disloyal wife of Agamemnon in Aeschylus’ play of the same name. Whilst Agamemnon has been away fighting in the Trojan War, Clytemnestra has ruled over the land of Argos, taken a new.