Book VII O goddesses, now open the Helicon/and guide my song: what kings were spurred to war;/ what me graced lovely Italy even then. [Vergil asks for help in describing the latin forces. Painting is of the Pleiades, oh well.] Elihu Vedder, Six Sisters, Stars, Metropolitan Museum, Daughters, Art History, Greek Mythology, Painting, Pleiad 1885
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Nymphe by Gaston Bussière - French Symbolist painter and illustrator, 1862 -1928.
Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) ca. 500 B.C. Thetis in chariot with winged horses flying over the sea accompanied by the messenger gods, Iris and Hermes. This scene may reflect a passage in the last book of the Iliad (book 24, lines 95-96). Summoned to Mount Olympos, the sea nymph Thetis is ordered by Zeus to convince her son, Achilles, to return the body of his enemy Hector to Priam, the king of Troy, for proper burial.
Sisters Of The Sea - Three mermaids bask underwater in the rays of the sun on Etsy, $18.00
Artemis, the Greek goddess responsible for the nurture of wild animals as well as the hunt. Like the Greek goddess Aphrodite, she became assimilated with the Great Goddess of fertility who had been worshiped on Cyprus for centuries. Artemis carries a quiver and is accompanied by a fawn.