Alkyoneus the Giant Killed by Athena

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Illustration

Mina Bulic
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published on 06 February 2015
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Detail from the Pergamon Altar's frieze (The frieze depicts the Gigantomachy); built in 2nd century BCE; Today in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin. The detail is part of a scene where Athena kills the giant by separating him from the Earth.

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About the Author

Mina Bulic
Mina is a pan-European lover of photography and art history: She has lived in Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary, Spain, and Germany.

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APA Style

Bulic, M. (2015, February 06). Alkyoneus the Giant Killed by Athena. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3615/alkyoneus-the-giant-killed-by-athena/

Chicago Style

Bulic, Mina. "Alkyoneus the Giant Killed by Athena." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 06, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3615/alkyoneus-the-giant-killed-by-athena/.

MLA Style

Bulic, Mina. "Alkyoneus the Giant Killed by Athena." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Feb 2015. Web. 23 Jul 2021.