Sep 15, · Red-figured pottery rhyton terminating in a dog's head depicting Eros seated on a rock to the right looking towards the left holding a bunch of grapes in his right hand and in his left a wreath from which hangs a taenia, in the field is flowers, plants and two rosettes; marked around the rim with egg moulding and on either side of the design with palmettes, the dog's head is painted black and. Molded figure of winged nude Eros playing with a dog. Seated with left arm resting on thigh, hair striated with locks, face has defined detail with jovial expression. Dog on hind legs with front paws on Eros' hip. Fine detail of Eros' head, dog's head and fur refined with steka. Remains of white pigment, large round vent on back. Intact.
Nov 24, · Early on Eros was deemed one of the elemental, or perhaps the elemental force in the universe, though he was not among the 12 Olympian ruling gods and was said to predate them. The god of love (“Eros” means love) was said by some ancients to come before all others. The ancient Greek philosopher Plato wrote of Eros in Symposium. Aug 14, · 8 Sexual Curiosities From Ancient Greece (PHOTOS) 06/14/ pm ET Updated Aug 14, According to Aristophanes, human beings used to have four arms, four legs, and two sets of genitals, either two male sets, or two female, or one of each.
Ancient Movies, Medieval Movies, Mythology Movies & TV Shows (). In ancient Rome there were artworks in living rooms or studies depicting erotic images of lovers performing various sexual acts and in ancient Mesopotamia mass-produced terracotta plagues would show couples having sex. The Secret Cabinet. For the Romans, sex was a part of their everyday lives, state affairs, religious rites, myths, even warfare.