In his liberetto, Ligeia is one of the three sisters of sirens, the other two being Thelxiope, Thelxione, living on a remote island titled "Siren's Rock". With her song of love, Ligeia claims the life of a king and queen, whose son is miraculously rescued by the hermit.
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The very same hermit who previously issued the couple a warning to stay clear of the island. Before she dies the queen curses Ligeia to the same fate of her victims, that she may love and die for it. Years and years later, that same rescued prince returns to the island to enact the doom of the sirens. Ligeia eventually meets her fate. Rossetti often uses musical instruments next to a beautiful women in his paintings.
Ligeia Siren uses and Indian sarinda with which Ligeia is holding delicately. In the s artists were fascinated by the relationships between sounds, colors, and the senses. Walter Pater published in The School of Giorgione where he famously stated that "All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music. Dante Gabriel Rossetti also believed that music had power to entrance and transport the viewer elsewhere.
It had the power to set a mood and this is something he looked to accomplish in his own works. Rossetti recognized celestial associations with music and its means to lift everyday people from their boring lives into a spiritual one. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood were a group of artists with core values wishing the return to artistic styles and norms to those of artists existing before Raphael , who they believed had led the art world astray.
They believed that "artifice was to be abandoned in favour of an earnest truthfulness, a blurring of the boundaries between art and life, a kind of super realism which might embody a higher truth. Many of Rossetti's later works, like Ligeia Siren , are often contributed to the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood though he was no longer with the group by this time. His later works were often were criticized by fellow Pre-Raphaelite brothers as representative of Rossetti's own desires for the opposite sex, existing only as beauty with out a purpose, pictures lacking any moral or valuable narrative.
Happy New Year! Ah, the famous and infamous sirens. Thanks for this post, Aquileana. Happy New Year, dear John!. All the best to you.
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Dear John… I hope you have a wonderful year ahead… I am looking forward to your new post! Thanks a lot for dropping by and for your great wishes!. Same to you, dear Joanne. I have been looking for a Siren for years, I have found many rocks in the meanwhile though. I always enjoy reading your posts, you distil so much reading of myths down to key points and give me a hankering to pick up all those wonderful stories of Gods and Goddesses, golden fleeces and Cyclops. I hope you had a wonderful New Year and that you will have the best days so far.
Such a beautifully written and poetic comment dear Ste… Thanks a bunch! That is interesting and I like the way the sailors avoided the sirens! Thanks for sharing, I enjoy reading these stories.
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Have a wonderful ! Thanks a lot for dropping by and for your beautiful comment!. Sending you all my best wishes for !.
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I personally think of the sirens as muses that have been demonified.
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Love the picture of you at the end by the way. Dear Diahann! Best wishes! I find that is common for many female dieties and other feminine images. Medusa, for example. And also the snake in the garden of Eden. Thanks for sharing the link! You are most welcome… Thanks for being such a clever blogger and truly a source of inspiration to many of us. I think the birds were unjustly misrepresented in the past. Your post, regardless of my own opinion was as always excellent!
You are so right! Hugs and Happy New Year Sending you all my best wishes for ! Un beso. El alma es ciertamente insondable. Un abrazo y lo mejor para vos en el It is greatly appreciated. You are most welcome, my friend. All the best to you dear Kev! Thank you for illuminating us about the sirens and the sailors. Interesting reading indeed! Querido Rub!. Todo lo mejor para vos durante el Un fuerte abrazo, y te premio con una corona de laureles.
Thank you very much for dropping by!. I am really pleased to know that you liked the post… Abrazo y lo mejor para el , Doris!. Hi dear Dalo! Thank you very much for this beautifully penned comment.
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It is always a joy to read your words and visit your blog!. Muchas gracias, Francisco. Te deseo lo mejor para el Nos leeremos, como de costumbre… Un abrazo. I am so humbled and so honored that you chose me. I need to think this over, especially right now that I am trying to get down to see my Dad. Bless you for nominating me. Love, Amy. Dear Amy!
Hugs and all the best to you for ! Anderson SylvesterPoetry January 3, So awesome to know more about them. And congrats on all the awards — todos los premios para todos! Un abrazo y mil gracias por tu hermoso comentario. Un fuerte abrazo. I really love all the artwork that involves the sirens as well, but had to play it safe in the classroom when it came to my Odyssey unit.
All the best to you dear JWB. Learned new things again. All the best to you for Interesting, they sound contrary to the legend of the Halcyon, a mythical storm bird said to calm the seas during winter. The black amphora reminds me of the famous Dionysus Cup amphora which I enjoy so much, with Dionysus, the god of wine on the inside of the cup, tied to the mast of a ship! Only instead of the sailors on the ship being protected, they are driven overboard with madness by vines and are turned into dolphins! Dear Ry! Thanks for adding that link for me to take a peek!. Thank you sweet Aq for this honour.
As you may know I am moving tomorrow and shall be without internet for a few days. I just popped in to log off and saw your lovely nomination. Please forgive my tardiness but I shall get to it. Happy weekend! Dear D. Hugs to you. Kaye pokercubster January 3, Kaye Thanks so much Aq. Chill out and therefore… settle down!. Hugs D. G …Enjoy the process… Changes are like that!. As always very interesting post and beautiful artworks! Happy New Year to you!
Best wishes to you in Thank you very much dear Joseph!. I am pleased to know that you learnt new stuff and found this post interesting!. The sirens have intrigued me for years and I am happy to learn more about them here Aquileana. Wishing you all the very best in ! And I am happy to know that you liked the posts and learnt through the reading, dear Sue… Sending you all my best wishes for a marvelous and epic , my canadian blogger friend!. A seductive post to start Fascinating, as always, Aquileana. Looking forward to many more in the coming months.
Thank you very much dear Julie!. I am pleased to know that you learnt new stuff here… I am also looking forward to reading more of your great posts!. Hee hee, after putting my best foot forward falling down the stairs, so I am now sitting with a stookie, this is better start to the year. Having you here Twice is the best gift!
A vos Enma… Por favor si llegas a leer este comentario, adjuntame la URL de tu blog, que el avatar no me dirige a tu blog, por ende no doy contigo!. Un abrazo y feliz !. Te estoy visitando a la brevedad… Gracias y… pienso que debes incluir la URL del blog en tu perfil del gravatar, una sugerencia! Dear Aquileana, so sweet of you to nominate me for the award. Tempting start to it is Aqui… the picture gallery of sirens and the details make for an interesting post…waiting for another year long odyssey as you get going…best wishes…Raj. I much appreciate it and truly enjoy our exchanges… Looking forward to reading your future posts as well.
Loved this article about the sirens…. Hi dear Vijay!. I am really pleased to know that you liked the post… All the best to you in , my friend!. I hope you are having a happy week-end. Love Clare x. The Sirens are a piece of Greek Mythology I know about. Of course until reading this, I had the mistaken perception that they were more like mermaids, you know, part woman part sea creature. I am quite shocked to learn they are part bird.
Dear Resa!. I am glad that you highlighted that point… Well it seems that mermaids and sirens were different creatures.
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These sea nymphs were given the features traditionally associated with the mermaid, half beautiful woman, half fish. These enchanting creatures were well known to mingle with humans and to bear children. Originally, there were only three sirens, and they started out as mortal human women who were the handmaidens of Persephone, daughter of the goddess Demeter.
When Persephone was abducted by Hades, Demeter gifted the three girls with the bodies of birds so they could help search for the lost girl. The sirens were further cursed when they entered a singing competition with the Muses and lost the contest as well as their wings and many of their feathers. Eventually, the sirens died with the fulfillment of a prophecy that should anyone be able to resist their song, the sirens would perish.
And they did; when Odysseus had his men block their ears and then tied himself to the mast of his ship so he could listen but not interfere, the sirens hurled themselves into the sea and died as he passed. Thanks for being such a clever reader and for your support, which means a lot to me… All the best to you in , my friend!. I am very excited to learn about the Nereids! My head spins with the tales and lessons of Greek Mythology. The best of to you! I must admit I have a fascination with mermaids.
Best wishes and hugs to you. Delle sirene ho un ricordo visivo di una bellissima fanciulla con la coda di pesce, che sta sugli scogli. Vederle dotate di ali mi ha un destabilizzato nelle mie credenze. Comunque un post di apertura del ricco di informazioni e immagini, condito da tre award ricevuti. Complimenti per tutto e felice Apprezzo il tuo commento.. Interessante, giusto? Hi Aqui, What a lovely post here! I think you are doing so well with covering the myths.
HNY, honey xo. Have a wonderful night, hon xoxo.
It makes sense! Dear Christy Pie! Happy Or years, lol. Thank you for your fine mythology posts and for visiting my posts. All the very best to you. Thanks a lot for dropping by and for your comment, dear Janni!. I truly appreciate your words and I am happy to connect with you in Blogland!. Thanks a lot for dropping by dear Linda!. Thanks a lot for dropping by and for your beautiful comment, dear Dilip!.
Thank you dear Aquileana for your wishes. I re-read this post and enjoyed it all the more this time. I am happy to know that you enjoyed teh reading and that this posts took you back to earlier days! Sending you all my best wishes, dear Dilip!. Thanks for yet another informative post.
I am really pleased to read your feedback and suggestions! We kind of feel bad for the Sirens who appear trapped on that island with little to do besides luring sailors to their deaths. I am adding the two links here to the complete poem so that way I attach the poem to the comment section!. How interesting post. How interesting… Even more conisdering that I speak french well a ittle bit! I much appreciate it. Wishing you a groovy New Year Happy New Year, my friend! Happy New Year, dear takami. Thanks for dropping by and for your support, my friend.
Great post, Aquileana. Check it out. All the best for this New Year Reblogged this on Ace History 2 Research News. Funny how those myths can reflect greater truths!! Hi Aquileana, Happy New Year my dear friend, have a great one. Lots of love and best wishes, James. Thank you very much for dropping by, James!. I am really pleased to know that you liked the post… All the best to you in , my friend. Happy ! Thank you for being you, dear friend, and for your inspiring, fun and always interesting posts! Best wishes and hugs! What a beautiful comment dear Inese.
Thanks for your words, but mainly for being you! All the best in the New Year Aquileana!! Hi dear Cybele!. I am really pleased to know that you liked the post… I am wishing you a marvelous New Year Este post ha sido esclarecedor como pocos. Mis in capacidades detectivescas salieron a la luz. Un fuerte abrazo, querida amiga. Buena semana para vos. Se acaricia la cabeza murmurando: animalito. Thanks for adding this video! Very interesting… All the best to you. Castroviejo EJCastroviejo January 5, Salut Moun!. Thank you for the kind visit to my blog Yours is very interesting and pleasant with beautiful captions Happy new year!!
Hi Den!. And I seem to have completely forgotten that they were birds — I always picture them in the water — so, thanks for the refresher! Happy ahead to you!. Same happened to me dear Sue… It will be soon I will be posting it on thrusday or friday I guess. Wonderful post. Lovely comment! Some of the figures in your photos I had seen but had not known represented Sirens, so this was another welcome education provided by the wonderful Aquileana—Thank you!
It does seem as if the ocean is singing to us at times so they could still be out there. Hi dear Sheila, I am really pleased to read your comment over here. And it is great to know that you enjoyed the reading.
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Thank you very much for dropping by. Le printemps va revenir Ah! Quel bonheur, ah! Quel plaisir! Merci beaucoup pour ces touchantes mots mon ami Bernard. Interesting how they are mainly female with animalistic attributes. It certainly worked in demeaning and relegating female goddesses in lesser roles than their male counterparts. A wonderful post. Hi dear Luciana, Thank you very much for sharing your clever insights over here … By the way, I learnt through this post that mermaids are not sirens… mermaids would be nereids instead and sirens these birdish creatures!
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