QUIZ: Guess the Greek Myth
20 October 2023
For centuries, Greek and Roman myths have held a captivating allure for artists. Since ancient times these stories of gods and heroes have been retold a million times and depicted in art perhaps just as often. It is no wonder, since in the form of a story they deal with the most basic and universal existential themes of life and death, as well as explain human behavior by attributing human feeling to gods.
Test yourself in our quiz! Let’s look at some of the most well-known myths, a quick way to freshen up the memory of the art history nerd and some basic knowledge for the newly initiated.
A gorgeous, blond woman stares at the viewer. She floats on a giant seashell that is quickly approaching the shore. Another woman awaits her, ready to drape her with a floral cloak. Can you guess the myth?