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The rape of Proserpine

Claudius Claudianus

The rape of Proserpine

by Claudius Claudianus

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Published by Liverpool University Press in [Liverpool] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Leonard Digges ; edited by H. H. Huxley.
SeriesEnglish reprints series -- no. 16, English reprint series -- no. 16.
ContributionsHuxley, H. H
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6373.E5
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 81 p. :
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22223233M
LC Control Number60004766

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina (or The Rape of Proserpina), , marble (Galleria Borghese, Rome) Proserpina is the Latin variant of the mythic Greek Persephone. Smarthistory images for teaching and learning. Modern readers should note that in Bernini's time the word "rape" signified "kidnapping"; thus, the sculpture thus represents the kidnapping of Persephone. The Commission: Cardinal Scipione Borghese commissioned The Rape of Persephone from the year-old Bernini in , giving it to Cardinal Ludovisi in In , the Italian state.

The Legend and Myth of Ceres and Proserpine. The Myth of Ceres and Proserpine The story of Ceres and Proserpine is featured in the book entitled Favorite Greek Myths by Lilian Stoughton Hyde, published in by D. C. Heath and Company. Ceres and Proserpine - . The Rape of Proserpine c. Oil on canvas, x cm Musée du Louvre, Paris: In this painting - which may belong to a series of landscapes painted in for the Cabinet du Roi in the Château de Fontainebleau - the artist applies the formula of a vast landscape animated by small, graceful figures.

The intricate, lifelike details with which Bernini imbued the sculpture further this story and give it an emotional depth that connects with the viewer. The way Proserpina’s hand presses into and distorts Pluto’s face, and the impression that Pluto’s hand makes in Proserpina’s leg, serve to tell the story. These details inform us of the. Persephone, Latin Proserpina or Proserpine, in Greek religion, daughter of Zeus, the chief god, and Demeter, the goddess of agriculture; she was the wife of Hades, king of the the Homeric “Hymn to Demeter,” the story is told of how Persephone was gathering flowers in the Vale of Nysa when she was seized by Hades and removed to the underworld.


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The rape of Proserpine by Claudius Claudianus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Metamorphoses Book 5: The Rape of Proserpine. Ceres, goddess of the harvest had a daughter fathered by Jove, and the girl's name was Pluto, god of the underworld, had come up to earth, Cupid's arrow instilled love for Proserpine in his king of Hades kidnapped the girl from the field she played in, and he took her, unwillingly, to the Underworld.

The Rape of Proserpina (Italian: Ratto di Proserpina) is a large Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed between and Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion.

It depicts the Abduction of Proserpina, who is seized and taken to the underworld by the god : Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Other articles where The Rape of Proserpine is discussed: Claudian: minor contains the mythological epic Raptus Proserpinae (“The Rape of Proserpine”), on which Claudian’s medieval fame largely depended.

The second book of the epic has an elegiac epistle addressed to Florentinus, the city prefect, and reflects Claudian’s interest in the Eleusinian mysteries. The Rape of Proserpine book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally importa /5.

A summary of Book V in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Metamorphoses and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

The Rape of Proserpine, A poem in three books (incomplete) The Phœnix → The Rape of Proserpine — The Rape of Proserpine, A poem in three books (incomplete) Claudian Henry Edward John Howard.

In classical mythology the Rape of Proserpina was the Roman version of the tale of the abduction of the springtime goddess Proserpina by Pluto, king of the underworld. This page includes several Latin versions of the story beginning with the famous account from Ovid's Metamorphoses, followed by several other minor passages.

Rape of Proserpine, I Rape of Proserpine Book I Preface (XXXII) He who first made a ship and clave therewith the deep, troubling the waters with roughly hewn oars, who first dared trust his alder-bark to the uncertain winds and who by his skill devised a way forbidden of nature, fearfully at the first essayed smooth seas, hugging the shore in an unadventurous course.

Proserpina [1] or Proserpine [1] is an ancient Roman goddess whose cult, myths and mysteries were based on those of Greek Persephone and her mother Demeter, the Greek goddess of grain and Romans identified Proserpina with their native fertility goddess Libera, daughter of the grain and agriculture goddess Ceres and wife to BC, a new "greek.

As nymphs, the judges are predisposed to be moved by Proserpina’s story, since nymphs are frequently victims of rape. In addition to winning the judge’s sympathy, Calliope flatters them. In her poem, Ceres only manages to find Proserpina thanks to the heroic acts of two nymphs.

At the start of Book XI, Ovid tells the story of the murder of the famed musician Orpheus. He also describes the musical contest between Apollo and Pan and the parentage of Achilles.

The story of Ceyx, a son of the sun god is a love story with an unhappy ending made more tolerable by the metamorphoses of the loving husband and wife into birds. : The rape of Proserpine, from Claudian. In three books. With the story of Sextus and Erichtho, from Lucan's Pharsalia, Book 6.

Translated by Mr. Jabez Hughes. (): Claudius Claudianus: Books. The Rape of Persephone does just that. It takes the story of Haides and Persephone, and gives it an original spin, right down to a new take on the spelling of the Lord of the Underworld's name.

The story is told from the perspective of Haides/5. Proserpine and Ceres Homework Help Questions. What is the moral of the story of Proserpine and Ceres.

Many moral lessons can be inferred from the myth of "Proserpine and Ceres.". Rape of Proserpine, II. cloud-born Centaurs. Thee the curving shore of Libya held in awe; thee the mighty Ocean gazed at in amaze when thou laidst the world’s bulk on thy back; on the neck of Hercules the heaven was poised more surely; the sun and stars coursed over thy shoulders.” So sang the Thracian bard.

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PrefaceThe rape of ProsperpineRufinusThe PhœnixThe porcupineThe torpedoOn the statues of the pious brothers at CatinaThe old man of VeronaPreface to the poem On the sixth consulship of HonoriusNotesPages: Shop at the Amazon Arts, Crafts & Sewing store.

Free Shipping on eligible items. Save on everyday low prices. The rape of Proserpine: with other poems, from Claudian; translated into English verse. With a prefatory discourse, and occasional notes by Claudianus, Claudius; Strutt, Jacob George,tr. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Claudianus, Claudius.

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In Book 5 of Ovid's Metamorphoses, the poet tells the story of how Pluto, god of the underworld, abducted Proserpina, the daughter of the goddess was not the first epic poet to .Bk V Calliope sings: Ceres searches for Proserpine ‘“Cyane, mourning the rape of the goddess, and the contempt for the sanctities of her fountain, nursed an inconsolable grief in her silent heart, and pined away wholly with sorrow.

She melted into those waters whose great goddess she had previously been.Persephone by Sally Pomme-Clayton. Now early readers can have their chance to read Persephone's story for themselves. And it doesn't hurt that this children's book comes chock full of colorful illustrations.