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15 07, 2017

Europa and Zeus – Greek mythology

By |2019-06-01T22:05:14-07:00July 15th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|0 Comments

Europa holding the horn of Zeus (disguised as a bull) - Athenian vase found in northern Italy, 480 BC Who was Europa? Europa, according to Greek mythology, was a girl who lived a long time ago, the daughter of the king of the Phoenicians. Who were the Phoenicians? More Greek myths All our ancient Greece articles What happened to [...]

3 07, 2017

Who was the Berlin Painter? Greek pottery

By |2019-02-13T10:00:25-07:00July 3rd, 2017|Art, Greeks|0 Comments

A vase by the Berlin Painter, from ancient Athens Where did the Berlin Painter live? 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 [...]