Linos

Detail from Athenian red-figure clay vase, about 500-450 BC. Munich. Antikensammlung 2646.In mythology a musician, teacher of heroes. In art he is shown being attacked and killed by his pupil Herakles, who tires of his lessons.

Above: Detail from Athenian red-figure clay vase, about 500-450 BC. Munich. Antikensammlung 2646. © Munich. Antikensammlung