Erato and Medea

Argonautica:  Erato & Medea

Oil on wood, 48 inches by 48 inches, 2014  Price on request

Book Four of the Argonautic begins with an evocation to Erato

Erato, argonautica
Erato and Medea

Come now, Erato, stand by my side, and say next how Jason brought back the fleece to Iolcus aided by the love of Medea. For thou sharest the power of Cypris, and by thy love-cares dost charm unwedded maidens; wherefore to thee too is attached a name that tells of love.

 

Argonautica Four:  The Fleece at the End of the World

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