Myth 101 – Hekate in battle

This frieze is from the temple of Zeus and Athena at Pergamon, currently housed in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin. The scene of Hekate using a torch in the battle of the Gods and Goddesses with the Serpent-Footed Giants that were born of Gaia  is described in Apollodorus (The Library) 1.6

Hekate fighting a giant

Thank you to Richard Buchen for sharing this image!

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