Jul 11, 2015

Spot the difference --- Plato's Symposium (2)


It had to happen. Michael is scanning suitable images for the illustration of Plato's Symposium, and hits upon Jaques Louis David's painting The intervention of the Sabine women, which has nothing to do with Greece or with the Symposium (ancient Rome's men, three years after the founding of the place, betake themselves to neighboring Sabine where they abduct local women for mating purposes):

Difficult, isn't it?



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