The Torture of Prometheus. Gioacchino Assereto. Italian. 1600-1649
Ste. Mary Magdalene
Sacred and Legendary Art
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1895.
Hekate (or Hecate) is the goddess of magic, witchcraft, the night, moon, ghosts, and necromancy. She was the only child of the Titans Perses and Asteria, from whom she received her power over heaven, earth and sea.
Dionysos (or Dionysus) is the great Olympian god of wine, theatre, vegetation, pleasure, and festivity. He was depicted as either an older bearded god or an effeminate, long-haired youth. His attributes include the thyrsos (a pine-cone…
Wotan’s Farewell to Brünnhilde, Ferdinand Leeke