Hecate Fighting the Giant, Pergamon Altar

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Mina Bulic
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published on 04 February 2015
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On the left side the goddess Hecate is depicted while fighting the giant Clytius (she fights in three incarnations with a torch, a sword, and a lance); Detail from the Pergamon Altar's frieze (The frieze depicts Gigantomachy); built in 2nd century BCE; Today in the Pergamon Museum in 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). Hecate Fighting the Giant, Pergamon Altar. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3618/hecate-fighting-the-giant-pergamon-altar/

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Bulic, Mina. "Hecate Fighting the Giant, Pergamon Altar." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 04, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3618/hecate-fighting-the-giant-pergamon-altar/.

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Bulic, Mina. "Hecate Fighting the Giant, Pergamon Altar." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Feb 2015. Web. 20 Oct 2021.