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Miniature with man falling into a chasm and a camel—what is the myth being depicted here?

The miniature is indeed from the 17th century Falnama of Ahmed I, and according to Falnama: The Book of Omens, edited by Massumeh Farhad with Serpil Bagcı, it is titled "The Pit of Misfortune&...
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How did the Trojans get Aphrodite's Veil in the first place?

Review of the main sources Let us take a look at the earliest sources which give an account of this story involving Heracles, Hesione, her father Laomedon, and her brother Priam. It is first briefly ...
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Was Zagreus more well known in ancient Greece?

Yes, Zagreus was known in antiquity, chiefly because he was equivalent to an aspect of Dionysus. As Zagreus, he wasn't the most popular god, and isn't overly present in literature, but he had an ...
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