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The Death of Procris, by Piero di Cosimo (c. 1486–1510)
The Death of Procris, by Piero di Cosimo (c. 14861510)

In Greek mythology, Procris was the daughter of Erechtheus of Athens and wife of Cephalus. Procis had two sisters, Creusa and Orithyia. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x706, 154 KB) Description: Title: de: Der Tod der Prokris Technique: de: Öl auf Leinwand Dimensions: de: 65 × 188 cm Country of origin: de: Italien Current location (city): de: London Current location (gallery): de: National Gallery Other notes: Source: The Yorck... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x706, 154 KB) Description: Title: de: Der Tod der Prokris Technique: de: Öl auf Leinwand Dimensions: de: 65 × 188 cm Country of origin: de: Italien Current location (city): de: London Current location (gallery): de: National Gallery Other notes: Source: The Yorck... Portrait of Simonetta Vespucci (c. ... // Events Tízoc, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan dies of poisoning. ... 1510 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Greek mythology consists of a large collection of narratives detailing the lives and adventures of a wide variety of gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, which were first envisioned and disseminated in an oral-poetic tradition. ... Erechtheus in Greek Mythology was the name of a king of Athens, and a secondary name for two other characters In Homers Iliad the name is applied to the earth-born son of Hephaestus later mostly called Erichthonius by later writers. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα Athína IPA ) is the capital of Greece and one of the most famous cities in the world. ... Cephalus and Aurora, by Nicolas Poussin (c. ... In Greek mythology, four people had the name Creusa. ... In Greek mythology, Oreithyia was the daughter of King Erechtheus of Athens. ...


The goddess of the dawn, Eos (Aurora to the Romans) kidnapped Cephalus when he was hunting, but although the two had a relationship for some time and had three children together, Cephalus then began to pine for Procris. A disgruntled Eos returned Cephalus to his wife - and put a curse on them. Eos, by Evelyn de Morgan (1850 - 1919), 1895 (Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC): for a Pre-Raphaelite painter, Eos was still the classical pagan equivalent of an angel Eos (dawn) was, in Greek mythology, the Titan Goddess of the dawn, who rose from her home at the edge of... Look up Aurora in Wiktionary, the free dictionary For other uses, see Aurora (disambiguation). ... Cephalus and Aurora, by Nicolas Poussin (c. ... Cephalus and Aurora, by Nicolas Poussin (c. ... Cephalus and Aurora, by Nicolas Poussin (c. ...


Procris had come into possession of a magical javelin, given by Artemis that never missed its prey, as well as a hunting hound who always caught its prey. The hound met its end chasing a fox which could not be caught, and they both turned into stone. But the javelin was used by Cephalus while hunting. The Artemis of Versailles, a Roman copy of a Hellenistic marble sculpture, now at the Louvre Museum. ... Cephalus and Aurora, by Nicolas Poussin (c. ...


Cephalus sat by a tree one day, hot after hunting, and sang a little hymn to the wind (Aura). A passerby heard him and thought he was serenading a lover. Procris found out and the next day went out to find him. As he sat singing the same hymn, she thought he was singing to his ex-lover Aurora (Eos) and moved. Cephalus threw the javelin of Artemis into the brush, thinking the noise was an animal, and killed her. As she lay dying in her arms, she told him "On our wedding vows, please never marry Aurora". Cephalus went into exile. Cephalus and Aurora, by Nicolas Poussin (c. ... Look up Aurora in Wiktionary, the free dictionary For other uses, see Aurora (disambiguation). ... Eos, by Evelyn de Morgan (1850 - 1919), 1895 (Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC): for a Pre-Raphaelite painter, Eos was still the classical pagan equivalent of an angel Eos (dawn) was, in Greek mythology, the Titan Goddess of the dawn, who rose from her home at the edge of... Cephalus and Aurora, by Nicolas Poussin (c. ... The Artemis of Versailles, a Roman copy of a Hellenistic marble sculpture, now at the Louvre Museum. ...


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Procris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (266 words)
In Greek mythology, Procris was the daughter of Erechtheus of Athens and wife of Cephalus.
Procris had come into possession of a magical javelin, given by Artemis that never missed its prey, as well as a hunting hound who always caught its prey.
As he sat singing the same hymn, she thought he was singing to his ex-lover Aurora (Eos) and moved.
Procris 2, Greek Mythology Link. (1233 words)
Procris 2 is said to have exchanged bribes for love, and to have received a wonderful gift which caused her death.
In any case, the result was that Procris 2 was then exposed as an unfaithful wife, and being abashed or fearing her husband, she fled to Crete where the rule was held by King Minos 2, a man notorious for his love affairs, and for having many women.
Aeolus 1, Aglaurus 3, Anticlia 1, Arcisius, Autolycus 1, Cephalus 1, Cephisus, Creusa 1, Ctimene, Deion, Deucalion 1, Diogenia 1, Diomedes 1, Erechtheus, Erichthonius 2, Hellen 1, Hermes, Laertes, Odysseus, Pandion 2, Praxithea 2, Praxithea 4, Procris 2, Xuthus 1, Zeuxippe 2.
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