►Greek Mythology: „Zeus and Callisto“ / Poetry: „Poem Challenge“.-

⚡️La Audacia de Aquiles⚡️

zandc

guarda_griega1_3-1-1 (1)

 „Jupiter and Callisto“ by François Boucher. In this painting Jupiter (Zeus) takes the form of Artemis/Diana (1759).

guarda_griega1_3-1-1 (1)

____________________________________________________________

Callisto (also known as Parrhasia)  was a daughter of the Arkadian King Lykaon and a hunting companion of the goddess Artemis (Also known as Cynthia, roman equivalent: Diana).

Callisto’s themes are instinct and flexibility. Her symbols are a bear, a willow branch and the constellation Ursa Minor.

Callisto wanted to preserve her virginity for as long as she remained in the company of the Huntress- Goddess.

„Callisto once belonged to the sacred circle of Hamdryades and huntress Diana (Artemis). She touched the goddess’ bow : `This bow I touch,’ she cried, `Be a witness to my virginity.’ Cynthia (Artemis) praised her, and said : `Keep the pledge you vowed and you will be my companions’ princeps. [Ovid, „Fasti“ 2. 155 ff. (Roman poetry C1st B.C. to C1st A.D.)].~

But later on, she was…

Ursprünglichen Post anzeigen 1.573 weitere Wörter

Kommentar verfassen

Trage deine Daten unten ein oder klicke ein Icon um dich einzuloggen:

WordPress.com-Logo

Du kommentierst mit Deinem WordPress.com-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )

Google Foto

Du kommentierst mit Deinem Google-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )

Twitter-Bild

Du kommentierst mit Deinem Twitter-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )

Facebook-Foto

Du kommentierst mit Deinem Facebook-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )

Verbinde mit %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.