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Cupid and the Silent Goddess

by Alan Fisk

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Twenty First Century Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8771616M
    ISBN 101904433081
    ISBN 109781904433088

    As Book V of Ovid's poem begins, the Muses are singing songs, and the first story you will hear is a song sung by Calliope, the muse of epic poetry. She sings of how Cupid struck Dis (Hades), the god of the underworld; the arrow will make the god fall in love, and the object of his affection will be Proserpine (Persophone), the daughter of the. Cupid and the Silent Goddess by Alan Fisk: Focusing on the painting Allegory with Venus and Cupid, this novel takes a look at not only the artists who created the work, but the models who sat for it and the political atmosphere that shaped the work of Italian Renaissance artists.

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Alan Fisk is a master of the historical novel, and Cupid and the Silent Goddess is his masterpiece. With little to go on but a marvelously detailed painting of a nude embrace and his fertile imagination, Fisk gives us a novel of beauty, love, kindness, debauchery, artistic egotism, despotism, and intrigue/5(3).

Alan Fisk is the author of Cupid and the Silent Goddess ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Forty Testoons ( avg rating, 1 ratin /5. Cupid and the Silent Goddess My most recent historical novel Cupid and the Silent Goddess is about an artist's apprentice in sixteenth-century Florence who saves an autistic young woman.

Buy a cheap copy of Cupid and the Silent Goddess book by Alan Fisk. The painting Allegory with Venus and Cupid has long fascinated visitors to London’s National Gallery, as well as the millions more who have seen it reproduced in Free shipping over $ 'Alan Fisk, in his book Cupid and the Silent Goddess, captures the atmosphere of sixteenth-century Florence and the world of the artists excellently.

This is a fascinating imaginative reconstruction of. In his novel, Cupid and the Silent Goddess, Alan Fisk studies the painting “Allegory with Venus and Cupid” that hangs in London’s National Gallery. What does the painting mean.

And who is the woman posing as Venus. Cupid and the Silent Goddess by Alan Fisk I recommend this book very highly if you enjoy historical novels that bring history to life.

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Cover: An Allegory with Venus and Cupid by Bronzino (), painted about in oil on wood ( x cm) by kind permission of The National Gallery (Reference: NG ). To order further copies of Cupid and the Silent Goddess or other books published by Twenty. Fisk, A: Cupid and the Silent Goddess | Fisk, Alan | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon/5(3).

'Alan Fisk, in his book Cupid and the Silent Goddess, captures the atmosphere of sixteenth-century Florence and the world of the artists excellently.

This is a fascinating imaginative reconstruction of the events during the painting of Allegory with Venus and Cupid.' Marina Oliver, author of many historical novels and of Writing Historical Fiction.

Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold is a novel by C. is a retelling of Cupid and Psyche, based on its telling in a chapter of The Golden Ass of story had haunted Lewis all his life, because he realized that some of the main characters' actions were illogical. As a consequence, his retelling of the story is characterized by a highly developed character, the narrator Author: C.

Lewis. The Silent Goddess: The Otherworld Series Book 1 - Kindle edition by Vir, N.K. Paranormal Romance Kindle eBooks @ (3). Cupid and the Silent Goddess Quotes Showing of 1 “When I was a young man, King Francois of France greatly admired my bare buttocks. I have that information only by hearsay, of course, because my buttocks were in the king's chateau of Chambord while I was here in Italy.”Author: Alan Fisk.

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Cupid and Psyche is a story originally from Metamorphoses (also called The Golden Ass), written in the 2nd century AD by Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis (or Platonicus). The tale concerns the overcoming of obstacles to the love between Psyche (/ ˈ s aɪ k iː /, Greek: Ψυχή [psyː.kʰɛ᷄ː], "Soul" or "Breath of Life") and Cupid (Latin Cupido, "Desire") or Amor ("Love", Greek Eros.

The great Greek goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite (or Venus in Latin), was born from the foam near the island of Cyprus, for which reason she is referred to as "the Cyprian." Aphrodite was a jealous goddess, but she was also passionate.

Not only did she love the men and gods in her life, but her sons and grandchildren, as well. Greek Mythology: The story of Eros and Psyche (Cupid and Psyche) Wiki: Cupid and Psyche is a story originally from Metamorphoses, written in the 2nd century AD by Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis (or.

Cupid, ancient Roman god of love in all its varieties, the counterpart of the Greek god Eros and the equivalent of Amor in Latin poetry.

According to myth, Cupid was the son of Mercury, the winged messenger of the gods, and Venus, the goddess of often appeared as a winged infant carrying a bow and a quiver of arrows whose wounds inspired love or passion in his every victim.

Check out TED-Ed's Patreon page. View full lesson: Psych. Book V The tale of Cupid and Psyche: the mysterious husband When these delights were ended, prompted by the sight of the evening star, Psyche retired to bed.

Now, when night was well advanced, gentle whispers sounded in her ears, and all alone she feared for her virgin self, trembling and quivering, frightened most of what she knew nothing of. Till We Have Faces, in full Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold, novel by C.S.

Lewis, published inthat retells the ancient myth of Cupid and was Lewis’s last fictional work. Reviews and sales were disappointing, probably because it was different from.

The story of Cupid and Psyche is found within a Latin book called The Golden Ass; as(s) such, the gods are called by their Roman names.

However, scholars think that the work was inspired by a similar Greek book that has been lost to time. Despite their Roman names, the gods within the story seem to resemble more their Greek : Mythdancer.

Story: Cupid and Psyche Cupid and Psyche. Sculpture in Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark. Sculptor: Bertel Thorvaldsen (c.

), photo by Daderot, Cupid and Psyche. Adapted from The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes by Thomas Bulfinch, Once upon a time, a king and queen had three : Charity Davenport.