Tag Archives: Greek Mythology

Bernini’s Rape of Persephone

I found this picture online. Bernini portrays the moment when Hades grabbed Persephone and dragged her into the underworld. The most impressive part of this statue is Hades’ hand pressing into Persephone’s thigh. The marble actually indents and reacts the … Continue reading

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The Three Minotaurs

Recently I was reminded of the myth of the Minotaur,  a fearsome creature of ancient Greece.  With the body of a man and the head of a bull, the minotaur feasted on human flesh in his Labrynth, a maze on … Continue reading

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