Pergamon Altar. Hecate fighting against the giant Klytios ne
Pergamon Altar. Built by order of Eumenes II Soter. 164-156 BC. Marble and limestone. Gigantomachy. South frieze. The three-faceted goddess Hecate fighting with a torch, a sword and a lance against the giant Klytios. Next to her is Artemis (she doesn't appear) fighting with a bow and arrow against a Giant who is perhaps Otos (he doesn't appear). Her hunting dog kills another Giant with a bite to the neck. Pergamon Museum. Berlin. Germany.
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Charles IV - Holy Roman Emperor
A statue in Prague depicting Charles IV (Karel IV, Karl IV, Carolus IV) (13161378), born Wenceslaus (Vaclav) - the second king of Bohemia from the House of Luxembourg and the first king of Bohemia to become Holy Roman Emperor. Date: circa 1370
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