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The rape of Europa by Jupiter (1694)

Motteux, Peter Anthony

The rape of Europa by Jupiter (1694)

and, Acis and Galatea (1701)

by Motteux, Peter Anthony

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles in [Los Angeles] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

Other titlesAcis and Galatea, The masque of Acis and Galatea
StatementPeter Anthony Motteux and John Eccles ; introduction by Lucyle Hook
SeriesPublication / Augustan Reprint Society -- no. 208
ContributionsEccles, John, d. 1735, Hook, Lucyle
The Physical Object
Pagination[71] p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14433331M

  The Rape of Europa is one of the six poesie that the Venetian painter made for Philip II of Spain during the s, drawing his subjects from Ovid’s Metamorphoses to create a series of 4/5. Get this from a library! The Rape of Europa by Jupiter () ; and, Acis and Galatea (). [John Eccles; Peter Anthony Motteux; Lucyle Hook].

The Rape of Europa examines the artistic tastes of Hitler and his leading advisors, and how they looted many of the great museums and private art collections of Europe during the course of World War II in order to stock museums built during the Third Reich (and benefit the collections of Germany's leaders). In addition, Axis forces actively /5(8). Genre/Form: no. Librettos: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Motteux, Peter Anthony, Rape of Europa by Jupiter (). [Los Angeles]: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles,

In fact, the English language preserves the kind of association that inspired Titian’s painting, in that the words rape and rapture share a common root in Latin. Source: Stephen J. Campbell, "Europa," in Eye of the Beholder, edited by Alan Chong et al. (Boston: ISGM and Beacon Press, ):   Europe faces a tremendous challenge today. We are living in a most dangerous time politically and spiritually. The Bible is more relevant today than at any point in history. It actually reveals.


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The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War is a book by Lynn H. Nicholas and a subsequent documentary film. The book explores the Nazi plunder of looted art treasures from occupied countries and the consequences.

It covers a range of associated activities: Nazi appropriation and storage, patriotic concealment and smuggling during World War II Author: Lynn H. Nicholas. The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War [Nicholas, Lynn H.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World WarCited by: Metamorphoses Book 2: Jupiter and Europa.

Jove (Jupiter) sent his son Mercury down to earth in the kingdom of Sidon. Mercury had to move the royal herd closer to the shore where the king's daughter, Europa, Mercury was moving the herd, Jove made himself a great, white bull.

Titian’s Rape of Europa, painted in Venice in the s, is inspired by a story from Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Infatuated with Europa, Jupiter—king of the gods—transforms himself into a beautiful white bull and joins a herd grazing near the seashore.

The Rape of Europa, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, has been translated into eight languages. It inspired an international movement to locate and repatriate works of art and other property confiscated and stolen by individuals and governments before and during World War From Random House/5.

In Greek mythology, Europa (/ j ʊəˈr oʊ p ə, j ə-/; Ancient Greek: Εὐρώπη, Eurṓpē, Attic Greek pronunciation: [eu̯.rɔ̌ː.pɛː]) was the mother of King Minos of Crete, a Phoenician princess of Argive origin, after whom the continent Europe is named. The story of her abduction by Zeus in the form of a bull was a Cretan story; as classicist Károly Kerényi points out, "most Abode: Crete.

The Rape of Europa tells the epic story of the systematic theft, deliberate destruction and miraculous survival of Europe's art treasures during the Third Reich and WWII. Director Richard Berge, Bonni Cohen, Nicole Newnham.

The final myth in Book 2 of Ovid’s Metamorphoses is told very briefly – in less than thirty lines of Latin – and ends part way through the story. This is the famous rape of Europa, although here Ovid only tells us of her abduction, another of Jupiter’s adulterous acts.

The best preserved of all of the Poesies is the Rape of Europa. It is another story of Jupiter consummating his desire for a female mortal in a changed form, not gold this time but a bull. Europa and some girlfriends are hanging about on the coast when a beautiful bull (Jupiter in disguise) distracts Europa and eventually lures her out to : Isla Phillips.

The Rape of Europa By Ovid. Translated by Daryl Hine. From "Metamorphoses," Book II, Majesty is incompatible truly with love; they cohabit. Nowhere together. The father and chief of the gods, whose right hand is Armed with the triple-forked lightning, who shakes the whole world with a nod, laid.

Buy a cheap copy of The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's book by Lynn H. Nicholas. Every few months you'll read a newspaper story of the discovery of some long-lost art treasure hidden away in a German basement or a Russian attic: a Cranach, a Free shipping over $Cited by: A summary of Book II in Ovid's Metamorphoses.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Metamorphoses and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

The Rape of Europa is a completely novel popular history of art book centering on one of Titians most celebrated masterpieces. By telling the history of this painting from its origin to the present day, Charles FitzRoy includes fascinating Part art history and part detective story, The Rape of Europa is a thrilling account of one of the world /5.

The Rape of Europa is an emotional witness to the destruction wrought on culture and art by fanaticism, greed, and warfare. But it is also a hopeful film that demonstrates how it is possible for.

Beyond this, Rape of Europa was honored by scholars for representing an ideal wife - chaste, submissive, willing (or forced) to make sacrifices for her country and family.

Zeus, as the bull, was viewed by the same scholars as representing a good leader of the times - powerful, cunning and possessing a healthy sexual appetite. Claude Lorrain characteristically depicted sea harbors along shorelines and often used mythical figures to complete his classical landscapes.

Derived from Ovid’s book Metamorphoses, The Rape of Europa illustrates Jupiter as a white bull, while the object of his desire, Europa, unsuspectingly rides on his back before being carried out to sea.

Instead of portraying the typical scene of. The Rape of Europa Culture is the total of the inherited ideas, values, beliefs, and knowledge which constitute the shared basis of social action. Every society across the world has adopted or created some sort of cultural heritage which they follow.

Over centuries in Europe, several great empires. A sprawling, vivid look at the fate of Europe's artworks during WW II. ``Never,'' states Nicholas in her admirably accomplished first book, ``had works of art been so important to a political movement and never had they been moved about on such a vast scale.'' Charting this unprecedented movement, Nicholas begins with the Nazis' twofold ``purification'' effort to ban ``degenerate'' culture.

The Paperback of the The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War by Lynn H. Nicholas at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience/5(10). Jupiter’s frequent presence in the poem does not, however, mean that he is a character worthy of respect.

In most instances, Ovid portrays Jupiter as foolish, rash, and lustful. Jupiter destroys the world out of anger at one man, he rapes countless women (Io, Europa, Callisto, and Semele, to name a few), and he constantly deceives his wife.

The issues raised by “The Rape of Europa,” a documentary about the Nazi pillaging of art and the Allied effort to return it, can’t be conveniently consigned to the dustbin of history."The Rape of Europa," a startling documentary, puts the number rather higher: One-fifth of all the known significant works of art in Europe -- millions.

Incredibly, Hitler maintained shopping lists of art for every country he invaded, and dispatched troops to secure (i.e., plunder) the .Description. The title of the painting refers to the mythological story of the abduction of Europa by Zeus (Jupiter to the Romans), Titian is unequivocal about the fact that this is a scene of rape (abduction): Europa is sprawled helplessly on her back, her clothes in disarray.

In the myth, the god assumed the form of a bull and enticed Europa to climb onto his : Titian.