Heracles (13 Subjects)
The pediment of the archaic temple. Heracles killing the Lernaean Hydra.
Heracles steals the tripod of Delphi and Apollo claims it back.
Temple of Hephaestus (Theseion), Athens: Six of the metopes in the Eastern front. Fig. 1. Hercules and the Nemean lion. Fig.2. Hercules and Iolaus destroying the hydra. 3. Hercules and the Ceryneian Hind. Fig. 4. Hercules and the Erymanthian Boar. Fig. 5. Hercules with the horse of Diomedes. Fig. 6. Hercules with Cerberus.
Title page. Ancient relief, most possibly from the mouth of a well (puteale), depicting Heracles, Athena, Apollo and Artemis.
Relief from the mouth of a well (puteale), from Ancient Corinth, depicting Athena and Heracles.
Statue of Hercules of Farnese, by Glycon , probably based on the original by Lysippos, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples. Statue of Hermes, Vatican Museums.
Reconstruction of the frieze of the Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae: Amazonomachy (The battle of the Greeks headed by Heracles and the Amazons).
Reconstruction of the pediment of the Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae: Top: Amazonomachy (The battle of the Greeks, headed by Heracles and the Amazons). Bottom: Centauromachy (Battle of the Centaurs and the Lapithae).
Lateral section of the temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae. On the frieze, Amazonomachy scene (battle of the Greeks, headed by Heracles and the Amazons).
1. Funerary steles from Delos island, which the author saw on Tinos island. 2. Sculpture of Heracles with inscription, Tinos island.
Temple of Aphaia, Aegina island: Elevation of the temple façade (eastern side), reconstructed.
Reconstruction of the pediments of the temple of Aphaia on Aegina island: 1. Western pediment: scene from the Trojan War. 2. Eastern pediment: Heracles against Laomedon, king of Troy.
Western pediment of the temple of Aphaia, Aegina island. 1, 2: Heracles.