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Animals in Antiquity
Sacrifice
Boar Sacrifice, c. 510 BCE
Parthenon Frieze, 447-443 BCE
Roman Goat Sacrifice, c. 350 BCE
Roman Sacrifice, 1st c. CE
Spectacles of Violence
Bestiarii
Bestiarius, Tunisia
BestiariiNennig (Germany), 3rd c. CE
Bestarius, Nenning
Bestiarii, Tunisia
Bestarius and LionPoleto (Bulgaria)
Zliten Mosaic, Libya, 2nd c. CE
Executions
Tunisia, 3rd c. CE
Tunisia, 3rd c. CE
Venatores
Venator and Bear
Venatores, Rome, 1st c. CE
Arena Hunting, 1st c. CE
Hunting SceneColloseum, Rome, 2nd c. CE
Tiger HuntMiletus (Greece), c. 200 CE
Venatores, Istanbul, 5th c. CE
La Olmeda, Spain 5th-6th c. CE
Antioch, Syria, Early 6th c. CE
The Corridor of the Great Hunt   Villa of Casala, Sicily, 4th c. CE
Children Hunting
Loading Ostriches on a Boat
Animal Fights to the Death
Cockfight, Pompeii, 1st c. CE
Lod, Israel, c. 300 CE
Lion Devours a Deer Tunisia, 3rd c. CE
Antioch, Syria, Early 6th c. CE
Processions and Displays
Roman Triumph of Bacchus        Tunisia
Roman Sarcophagus with Triumph of Dionysus
Exotic Animals, 2nd-3rd c. CE
Hippo, Pompeii, 1st c. CE
Other Animals
Toy, 7th-6th c. BCE
Greco-Egyptian HedgehogCosmetic Vessel, 6th c. BCE
Greek Rhyton
Greek Rhyton, 4th c. BCE
Funerary Stele with Goose and Bird       Athens, c. 310 BCE
Greco-Egyptian Funeral Stele, 3rd c. BCE
Greek Horse Stature, 2nd-1st c. BCE
Pompeii, 1st c. CE
Pompeii, 1st c. CE
Pompeii, 1st c. CE
OrpheusEdessa, Mesopotamia, 194 CE
Orpheus, Blanzy, France, 4th c. CE
Zaragoza, Spain, 4th c. CE
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
Animals in Antiquity
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This presentation surveys the depiction and perception of animals in the ancient Greek and Roman cultures.

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Animals in Antiquity

  1. 1. Animals in Antiquity
  2. 2. Sacrifice
  3. 3. Boar Sacrifice, c. 510 BCE
  4. 4. Parthenon Frieze, 447-443 BCE
  5. 5. Roman Goat Sacrifice, c. 350 BCE
  6. 6. Roman Sacrifice, 1st c. CE
  7. 7. Spectacles of Violence
  8. 8. Bestiarii
  9. 9. Bestiarius, Tunisia
  10. 10. BestiariiNennig (Germany), 3rd c. CE
  11. 11. Bestarius, Nenning
  12. 12. Bestiarii, Tunisia
  13. 13. Bestarius and LionPoleto (Bulgaria)
  14. 14. Zliten Mosaic, Libya, 2nd c. CE
  15. 15. Executions
  16. 16. Tunisia, 3rd c. CE
  17. 17. Tunisia, 3rd c. CE
  18. 18. Venatores
  19. 19. Venator and Bear
  20. 20. Venatores, Rome, 1st c. CE
  21. 21. Arena Hunting, 1st c. CE
  22. 22. Hunting SceneColloseum, Rome, 2nd c. CE
  23. 23. Tiger HuntMiletus (Greece), c. 200 CE
  24. 24. Venatores, Istanbul, 5th c. CE
  25. 25. La Olmeda, Spain 5th-6th c. CE
  26. 26. Antioch, Syria, Early 6th c. CE
  27. 27. The Corridor of the Great Hunt Villa of Casala, Sicily, 4th c. CE
  28. 28. Children Hunting
  29. 29. Loading Ostriches on a Boat
  30. 30. Animal Fights to the Death
  31. 31. Cockfight, Pompeii, 1st c. CE
  32. 32. Lod, Israel, c. 300 CE
  33. 33. Lion Devours a Deer Tunisia, 3rd c. CE
  34. 34. Antioch, Syria, Early 6th c. CE
  35. 35. Processions and Displays
  36. 36. Roman Triumph of Bacchus Tunisia
  37. 37. Roman Sarcophagus with Triumph of Dionysus
  38. 38. Exotic Animals, 2nd-3rd c. CE
  39. 39. Hippo, Pompeii, 1st c. CE
  40. 40. Other Animals
  41. 41. Toy, 7th-6th c. BCE
  42. 42. Greco-Egyptian HedgehogCosmetic Vessel, 6th c. BCE
  43. 43. Greek Rhyton
  44. 44. Greek Rhyton, 4th c. BCE
  45. 45. Funerary Stele with Goose and Bird Athens, c. 310 BCE
  46. 46. Greco-Egyptian Funeral Stele, 3rd c. BCE
  47. 47. Greek Horse Stature, 2nd-1st c. BCE
  48. 48. Pompeii, 1st c. CE
  49. 49. Pompeii, 1st c. CE
  50. 50. Pompeii, 1st c. CE
  51. 51. OrpheusEdessa, Mesopotamia, 194 CE
  52. 52. Orpheus, Blanzy, France, 4th c. CE
  53. 53. Zaragoza, Spain, 4th c. CE

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