garden of the Hesperides

garden of the Hesperides

in this garden grew a tree with golden apples. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 109]
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Garden of the Hesperides

quiet garden of the gods where golden apples grew. [Gk. Lit.: Hippolytus; Gk. Myth.: Gaster, 25]
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They belonged to a Polynesian garden of the Hesperides.
This garden of the Hesperides was sometimes thought to be the same as the fabled island of Atlantis of which we have already heard.
I have come hither because this is my most convenient road to the garden of the Hesperides, whither I am going to get three of the golden apples for King Eurystheus.
Discussing Turner's work, The Garden of the Hesperides, Ruskin considers that there is a direct relationship between any work of art and the society within which it was produced.
Made around 1900 by the leading English Arts and Crafts enameller Alexander Fisher for Arthur Balfour, later Prime Minister, the overmantel, which depicts the Garden of the Hesperides, was taken to Maastricht by Blairman and Sons Ltd, which specialises in 19th-century decorative arts.
He recognized the garden of the Hesperides at once" (Perelandra 41).
Called Garden of the Hesperides tazza, it was modelled with four naked female figures - the Hesperides - who according to Greek mythology, tended the orchard where the immortality-giving golden apples grew.
Atlas holds up the world, but Herakles needs him to pick the golden apples from the Garden of the Hesperides, and he escapes once, but is tricked into assuming the burden again.
Draco represents the dragon that guarded the golden apples in the Garden of the Hesperides and lies with one of the feet of Hercules, its slayer, firmly planted upon its head.
The myth from which the eponymous canvas takes its name comes from the most difficult labor of Heracles, to find the Garden of the Hesperides and to make off with the golden fruit of immortality, the wedding gift to Hera from Gaea.
120) and The Goddess of Discord Choosing the Apple of Contention in The Garden of The Hesperides (pl.
depicts the Garden of the Hesperides with a graceful and lively composition featuring a central tree of golden apples around which a coiled serpent feeds tranquilly from a shallow dish held by one of five beautiful maidens.