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Europa and Zeus – Greek mythology

By |2017-07-15T04:07:20+00:00July 15th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|

Europa holding the horn of Zeus (disguised as a bull) - Athenian vase found in northern Italy, 480 BC Europa, according to Greek mythology, was a girl who lived a long time ago, the daughter of the king of the Phoenicians. Zeus fell in love with her, and in order to get close to her, he disguised himself as a white bull. [...]

Who was the Berlin Painter? Greek pottery

By |2018-04-22T10:40:16+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Art, Greeks|

A vase by the Berlin Painter, from ancient Athens One of the most famous Greek red-figure vase painters is known today as the Berlin Painter. Like Exekias, he worked in Athens. The reason we call him the Berlin Painter is that we don't know his name, because he didn't sign his vases. People [...]