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GODS & MYTHS
Circe
Myths Attempts to seduce Picus,then thwarted turns him into a woodpecker
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book X: Ulysses reports his adventures (Aeolus, Laestrygonians, Circe)vv. 237-243 (also Ovid, Metamorphoses, XIV, 278-286): Circe touches Ulysses's companions with her rod, turning them into pigs
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Girolamo da Carpi (1501-1556)
DATE
mid 16th century
LOCATION
Rome, Galleria Corsini
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
DESCRIPTION
Schlagwort: Odysee
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