Old World Mythology features epic tales of murder and mayhem side by side with spellbinding stories of requited and unrequited love, along with a wealth of myths featuring the bizarre, the extraordinary, and the supernatural. From King Arthur and Osiris to Gilgamesh and Shiva, this captivating book tells of the gods and heroes from Europe, Africa, and Asia who have contributed to the fascinating lore of our world.
Gods, Heroes and Clowns at the NGV. Shadow puppets and Gods, Heroes and Clowns draws on the National Gallery of Victoria’s collection to explore works of art associated with the rich narrative traditions of South and Southeast Asia and their use in performance. Education text for teachers. Pictured work - INDONESIAN Illustrated manuscript of Serat Dewa Ruci 1886
Rama or Ram (राम, Rāma) is the seventh avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu, and a king of Ayodhya in Hindu scriptures. Rama is also the hero of the Hindu epic Ramayana, which narrates his supremacy. Rama is one of the many popular figures and deities in Hinduism, specifically Vaishnavism and Vaishnava religious scriptures in South and Southeast Asia.
Zeuxippos baths. Wikipedia: [Originally founded & built by Septimius Severus, decorated under Constantine I. Adorned with numerous mosaics - and over eighty statues taken from various places worldwide, including regions in Asia, & closer areas: Rome, Aegean peninsula, Asia Minor. Mostly those of historical figures were brought here: Homer, Hesiod, Plato, Aristotle, Julius Caesar, Demosthenes, Aeschines and Virgil among them, as well as the figures of gods and mythological heroes.]
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An Attic Black-Figure Neck Amphora Attributed to the Diosphos Painter. Side A: Thanatos (Death) and Hypnos (Sleep) with the body of Sarpedon Side B: Eos (Dawn) with the body of her son, Memnon The scenes on this jar show two great heroes of the Trojan War being lifted from the battlefield after their deaths. Sarpedon, a son of the god Zeus, will be carried to Lycia, his homeland in southern Asia Minor, and Memnon, to his kingdom in Ethiopia.
Rama is one of the many popular figures and deities in Hinduism, specifically Vaishnavism and Vaishnava religious scriptures in South and Southeast Asia. In Ayodhya, the Indian city believed to be the birthplace of Rama, he is also worshipped as an infant or Rama Lalla. Most of the details of Rama's life come from the Ramayana, one of the two great epics of India. Born as the eldest son of Kausalya and Dasharatha, king of Ayodhya, Rama is referred to within Hinduism as Maryada…
Real-life Hero - Gospel for Asia Watch the true story of a man who dreamed about a shack by the sewer, then moved into one.Nitya knew God had called him to serve there. He moved in to the slum and dedicated his life to working among the people who lived there—starting with the children.