God Fighting a Giant

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Mina Bulic
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published on 04 February 2015
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The god depicted here is not identified, he is fighting a Giant who has a lion's head, snake legs and a human body. Detail from the Pergamon Altar's frieze (The frieze depictsa Gigantomachy); built in 2nd century BCE. (Pergamon Museum, Berlin)

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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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Bulic, M. (2015, February 04). God Fighting a Giant. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3617/god-fighting-a-giant/

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Bulic, Mina. "God Fighting a Giant." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Feb 2015. Web. 17 Sep 2021.