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Enthroned Zeus, crowned by a Victory and flanked by the cosmic symbols of the eagle and the globe - wall ğaintings from the House of the Dioscuri at Pompeii - at the Museum of Naples

Nox/Nyx, Hendrick Goltzius, second edition printing by Willem Jansz. Blaeu Amsterdam, 1605-20, Nox, plate seven from Demogorgon and the Deities; the Greek goddess of night is pictured with her symbolic attributes, bats and an owl, symbols of night and death, and a rooster (symbol of night's end). (Art Institute of Chicago)


Jupiter with thunderbolt. Detail. Bronze. Roman Age. Inv. No. 2291. Florence, National Archaeological Museum.

Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson - L’Aurore / L’Etoile du Matin

Zeus and Hera


Jupiter of Versailles, Roman, 2nd C. AD

Henri Fantin-Latour~ Queen of the Nigh

Hebe (Louis Icart 'Little Bo Peep 1927)




Jupiter (Zeus), Roman relief (marble), copy after Greek original, 2nd century AD (original 5th-4th c. BC), (Palazzo Altemps, Rome).

A Marble Head of Zeus, Roman Imperial, late 1st/2nd Century A.D., on an 18th Century bust

Allegory of Victory - Le Nain brothers

Nyx (Reem Acra F/W 2013)

Gavin Hamilton, Juno and Jupiter, 18th century


Ancient Carving of Zeus

Juno and Jupiter. James Barry.


Jupiter (Zeus) Serapis, Roman-Egyptian bust (marble), copy after Hellenistic original, 2nd century AD (original 4th c. BC), (Musei Vaticani, Vatican City).

Night (Goddess of the Night), 1588/90 Hendrick Goltzius; a woodcut portraying the Greek goddess Nyx, along with an owl (symbol of night and death), bats (night) and a rooster (night's end). (Art Institute of Chicago)

Zeus, King of the Gods of Mount Olympus