Sunday, December 5, 2010

Myths and Legends: Actaeon Sees Diana

Actaeon Sees Diana. To find out more about the life and death of Actaeon, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source.

Here the hunter Actaeon has stumbled into the secret place where Artemis (Diana) and her nymph followers are bathing. As punishment, Actaeon will be devoured by his own dogs.

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