Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Greece
AthensChurch of the Virgin Gorgoepikoos and St Eleftherios
GODS & MYTHS
Diana
TypesArtemis Munichia
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac AriesSingle figureWithout a ring around its body
Constellations Zodiac CyclesMultiple imagesZodiac only - not in calendars or linked to the Months → Athens, Hagios Eleftherios (Hellenistic, seasons, Attic months, festivals and zodiacal signs)
Time
Seasons Cycles 3rd century BC - 2nd century AD Athens, Hagios Eleftherios (Attic Calendar)
Seasons Individual Summer
Months Personifications of the Months Athenian CalendarMunichion (April - May)
Months Personifications of the Months Athenian CalendarCyclesAthens, Hagios Eleftherios (Hellenistic cycle of seasons, months. the zodiac and feasts)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Theoria
SOCIAL LIFE
Festivals
AncientAthensDionysiaSacrifice of a he-goat
Further details
Fragments of Attic Calendar re-used in the church facade. According to Deubner first a personification of Theoria, then a man with a sacrificial he-goat (Dionysia), then the zodiacal sign Aries, then a personification of the month Munichion, then Artemis Munichia, and at the right Summer
ARTIST/CREATOR
Hellenistic
DATE
3rd century BC - 2nd century date controversial
LOCATION
Athens, Hagios Eleftherios (Panagia Gorgoepikoos)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
DESCRIPTION
Schlagwort Astrol. Planeten
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ludwig Deubner, Attische Feste, Berlin 1932, pp. 248-254, nos. 25-34
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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