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Wordless Wednesday Picture Gallery

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These are the paintings and other artwork that has appeared on this site on the weekly Wordless Wednesday blogs. Some of these are paintings on ancient pottery or frescoes showing scenes composed by ancient people. Others are paintings by some of the world's most famous painters. There are also pictures like the map of Herodotus' world view that is just a guess, with no intrinsic artistic value. Finally, there are photos of actual ancient artifacts.
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Medusa, by Caravaggio 1597.MedusaDaedalus and Icarus, by Charles Paul Landon, 1799.Daedalus Launches IcarusRembrandt - Rape of GanymedeRembrandt - Zeus and GanymedeMap Showing Herodotus' View of the Ancient WorldHerodotus' World View
Pythia - Aegeus Consults the Pythia Seated on a Tripod. By the Kodros Painter, c. 440-430 B.C.Aegeus Consults the PythiaFall of Phaethon, by Johann Liss (1597-1629/30).Fall of PhaethonJohn William Waterhouse (1849-1917), ''Ulysses and the Sirens'' (1891).Odysseus Safely Listens to the SirensFrom Botticelli - The Death of LucretiaDeath of Lucretia
Saturn Devouring His Son, by GoyaSaturn Devours His ChildrenPrometheus Brings Fire to Mankind, by Heinrich Friedrich Fuger, c. 1817Prometheus Steals Fire for MankindPerseus Rescues Andromeda, by Piero di Cosimo, c. 1513.Perseus Rescues AndromedaTheseus and Sinis. Tondo of an Attic red-figure kylix, 490-480 B.C.Theseus and Sinis

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