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Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 08:49 AM
Gods,Kings and Heroes and ordinary people as they were portrayed in ancient greek paintings.Add your pictures,in case you have any.

Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 08:58 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13749&stc=1 Zeus,father of gods and men

Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 09:08 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13750&stc=1 Poseidon,God of sea

Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 09:12 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13751&stc=1 Athena,Goddess of wisdom

Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 09:36 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13756&stc=1 Appolon,God of light

Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 10:16 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13757&stc=1 Artemis,Goddess of haunting

Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 10:50 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13758&stc=1 Hermes,God of transportation,and a warrior

Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 06:59 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13780&stc=1 Dionysos,God of joy and wine,and a Kantharos

Glenlivet
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 08:12 PM
Many look similar to illustrations of Scythians. These Greeks look darker though.

I like this painting:
http://members.tripod.com/~Hal_MacGregor/gregor/Scythians.jpg

Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 09:11 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13796&stc=1 Aphrodite,Goddess of love,Paris of Troy and Helen of Sparta

Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 09:33 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13797&stc=1 Hercules,son of Zeus anf greatest of all heroes

Alkman
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 09:51 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13798&stc=1 Hercules fighting the lion of Nemea

Awar
Friday, June 4th, 2004, 09:54 PM
This might come as a surprise to some, but ancient Greeks looked like ... Greeks!

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 04:07 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13825&stc=1 Iolaos,cousin of Hercules

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 04:35 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13826&stc=1 Theseaus of Athens and Aithira

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 04:53 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13827&stc=1 Achilleus,king of Mermidones and his cousin Ajax

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 05:14 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13828&stc=1 Neoptolemos,the son of Achilleus,king Lekomidis and Deidamia

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 05:30 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13829&stc=1 Muses

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 05:47 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13830&stc=1"Glaukopis" Athena,Goddess with shiny eyes

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 06:02 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13831&stc=1A Giant fighting Olympian Gods

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 06:15 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13833&stc=1Hoplite arming,woman helping him

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 06:27 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13835&stc=1An ordinary greek woman

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 09:54 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13843&stc=1 A woman with skyphos

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 10:16 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13844&stc=1 Woman with phyale

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 10:37 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13847&stc=1 Youth playing pipes

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 07:04 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13868&stc=1 Youth playing kithara

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 07:20 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13873&stc=1 Woman playing pipes

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 08:48 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13875&stc=1A Satyros chasing a young woman

Alkman
Saturday, June 5th, 2004, 09:00 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13876&stc=1 Woman with torch

Alkman
Sunday, June 6th, 2004, 04:13 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13912&stc=1 Women and Satyroi

Alkman
Sunday, June 6th, 2004, 04:33 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13913&stc=1 Woman playing krotala

Alkman
Sunday, June 6th, 2004, 04:46 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13914&stc=1 Another woman

Alkman
Sunday, June 6th, 2004, 05:02 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13915&stc=1 Young man

Alkman
Monday, June 7th, 2004, 08:31 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13924&stc=1 Wrestlers in practise

Alkman
Monday, June 7th, 2004, 08:45 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13929&stc=1 Young athletes practisising

Alkman
Monday, June 7th, 2004, 09:01 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13930&stc=1 Draped young men.Interesting picture

Alkman
Monday, June 7th, 2004, 09:11 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13930&stc=1 Alexander the Great

Alkman
Monday, June 7th, 2004, 09:22 AM
These pictures are from classical period,500-350 B.C,and they were found in different locations of that time greek world (main Greece,Magna Graecia,Ionia,Macedonia,etc.).Soon i will post some paintings from earlier greek civilasations(Mycenaean,Minoan,Cycladic)

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 06:59 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14102&stc=1 Paintinings from Minoan civilasation(Crete),3000-1400 B.C. Minoan faces

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 07:12 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14103&stc=1 The flower Minoan prince,beleived to depict king Minos himself

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 07:28 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14104&stc=1 Minoan Toreador

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 07:40 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14105&stc=1 Minoan woman

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 07:57 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14106&stc=1 A quite famous painting of a minoan woman,"La Parisianne"

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 08:09 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14107&stc=1 Minoan art-Spectator by a shrine

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 08:16 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14108&stc=1 Minoan art-Spectators by a shrine,second picture

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 08:35 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14109&stc=1 Minoan art-Spectators by a shrine,third picture

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 08:46 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14110&stc=1 Minoan art-Spectators by a shrine,fourth picture

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 08:59 AM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14111&stc=1 A better picture of "La Parisianne",from a copy

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 01:19 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14128&stc=1 Paintings from Mycenaean civilasation,1700-1000 B.C. Mycenaean greek women

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 01:36 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14129&stc=1 Mycenaean woman

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 01:47 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14130&stc=1 Mycenaean woman,1300 BC

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 01:59 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14133&stc=1 Mycenaean women riding a chariot

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 02:13 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14134&stc=1 Mycenaean warriors riding chariot,from city of Pylos

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 02:24 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14135&stc=1 Mycenaean warriors

Alkman
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004, 02:41 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14136&stc=1 Art from a mycenaean bronze dagger-Lion haunting

Alkman
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 08:00 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14377&stc=1 Art from Cycladic civilazation of Thera island ,2500-1500 B.C. Fisherman of Thera

Alkman
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 08:18 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14378&stc=1 Art from Thera-Young athletes boxing

Agrippa
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 08:22 PM
Well, I think different types from different types and region can be observed.

Of course it seems that Mediterranid, Alpinid and Dinarid/Armenid seem to be dominant at least in these pictures.

Alkman
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 08:34 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14379&stc=1 Lady of Thera

Alkman
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 08:44 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14380&stc=1 Art from Thera- A woman

Alkman
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 08:50 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14381&stc=1 Art from Thera-Another woman

Agrippa
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 08:54 PM
The Thera women look especially distinct Mediterranid and very fine featured.

Alkman
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 08:57 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14383&stc=1 Art from Thera-Woman,third picture

Alkman
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 09:03 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14384&stc=1 Art from Thera-Woman,fourth picture

Alkman
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 09:09 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14386&stc=1 Art from Thera-Woman,fifth picture

Alkman
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 09:15 PM
http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=14387&stc=1 Art from Thera-Woman,sixth picture

Alkman
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 10:01 PM
Well, I think different types from different types and region can be observed.

Of course it seems that Mediterranid, Alpinid and Dinarid/Armenid seem to be dominant at least in these pictures.I agree that Mediterranid-predominantly-,Alpinid and Dinarid were the 3 subraces of ancient Greeks.I think in this picture all these 3 types are shown.http://www.forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=13930&stc=1 On the other hand,i find slight differences between these regions.Perhaps Aegean civilazations were more "pure" Mediteranid,due issolation
By the way,is there any difference between Dinarids and Armenids?Because all i see is naming a certain subgroup of people each way, depending if we count them as Europeans or Anatolians.

Agrippa
Friday, June 11th, 2004, 10:08 PM
Yes there are certain differences between Dinarids and Armenids, mainly facial features and body build.
But if its about that issue I think someone already described it proper in the Anthro-forum.

Its just hard to say if looking paintings which are not too detailed, and for sure not like a photograph.
But in Greece were/are mostly Dinarids, but some Armenids also, its just impossible to distinguish them from such paintings.

Alkman
Wednesday, August 18th, 2004, 11:46 PM
Interesting pictures from Dienekes Blog:Five Greek heroes as depicted in the frescoes of Pompei

http://www.geocities.com/dienekesp4/fiveheroes/index.html

Alkman
Wednesday, August 18th, 2004, 11:54 PM
A few more Greek Heroes:
http://forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=17675&stc=1
Death of Orfeaus

Alkman
Thursday, August 19th, 2004, 12:05 AM
http://forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=17676&stc=1

Peleus and Thetis

Alkman
Thursday, August 19th, 2004, 12:14 AM
http://forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=17679&stc=1

Nereus

Alkman
Thursday, August 19th, 2004, 12:20 AM
http://forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=17680&stc=1
The fare well of Amphiaraos

Alkman
Thursday, August 19th, 2004, 12:34 AM
http://forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=17681&stc=1
Oedipus and Sphinx

Alkman
Thursday, August 19th, 2004, 12:43 AM
http://forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=17682&stc=1
Zeus pursuing Aigina

Alkman
Thursday, August 19th, 2004, 12:52 AM
Spartan paintings:
http://forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=17683&stc=1

Mosaic from Sparta,dated about 340 BC.Portrait of a man called Alkiviadis

Alkman
Thursday, August 19th, 2004, 12:59 AM
http://forums.skadi.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=17686&stc=1

Painted clay head from Sparta,dated about 700 BC