APOLLO 2006 a stone sculpture by James Van Kollenburg, who is known by the religious name of Kallimakhos:
APOLLO GIVES THE KITHARA TO ORPHEUS ink drawing by Kallimachus:
ASKLIPIOS FIGHTING ON A HORSE - a small ancient votive tablet. There is a story in Sparta of a sick boy who had a dream of Asklepios and was healed. In the dream, Asklipios was in arms. The Spartans then worshiped Asklipios as a warrior and won in battle.
ATHINA, QUEEN OF ATHENS a very old and beautiful Greek embroidery depicting the Goddess:
CUPID AND PSYCHE relates the story of Ǽrohs (Eros or Cupid; Gr. Ἔρως) and Psykhí (Psyche; Gr. Ψυχή), as told by Apuleius, the Platonist philosopher and writer, as translated by William Adlington in 1566. This page includes the beautiful engravings of Marc Antonio Raimondi which were based on the studies created by his teacher, Raphael, for the frescos on the same subject which Raphael painted in the Villa Farnesina in Rome, illustrating the text:
DIONYSIAN DANCER is a beautiful lamp made by the Marbro lamp company depicting a Bakkhic dancer playing a tambourine:
ZEFS (Zeus) an alabaster sculpture of unknown origin, possibly Victorian:
Hellenic Spirit Arts is the website of the artist Lykeia. She is a practitioner of Hellenismos and a wonderful artist who takes commissions:
PLEASE NOTE: Throughout the pages of this website, you will find fascinating stories about our Gods. These narratives are known as mythology, the traditional stories of the Gods and Heroes. While these tales are great mystical vehicles containing transcendent truth, they are symbolic and should not be taken literally. A literal reading will frequently yield an erroneous result. The meaning of the myths is concealed in code. To understand them requires a key. For instance, when a God kills someone, this usually means a transformation of the soul to a higher level. Similarly, sexual union with a God is a transformation.
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