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Sirens And The Night :: William Edward Frost

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William Edward Frost (1810-1877) Sirens And The Night

Oil on canvas (71.1 x 91.4 cm)( 28 x 35,9 inch ) Public collection

Submitted by: marina51

Published: 25.03.2010



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April 24, 2015


Sirens

Sirens, in the Greek formation of myths are the demonic beings, sea muses representing a deceptive, but charming sea surface under which sharp rocks or banks disappear. Sirens were given rise by river god Akheloyem and muses: Terpsikhora, Kalliopoy (Apollony Rodossky, IV 892-898), Melpomene or Sterop's daughter (Apollodorus, I 3, 4; I 7, 10). The father of sirens also considered sea god Forkis, and mother Geyu. According to Homer, sirens was two; later called three sirens which names were [Expand]


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