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Ares was the god of war and of meaningless destruction.
In Ilias, V, 31 –34, with these appropriate words Athena addresses him:
.... blue-eyed Athena spoke words to violent Ares, taking his hand: “Ares, deadly Ares, you ferocious, blood-thirsty destroyer of walls…

Reproduction in bas-relief of a statue of Mars, god of the war, sculpted for the Villa Adriana at Tivoli, copy of a lost masterpiece in the “severe style” (first half of the fifth century b. C.).
Tivoli, Antiquarium of the Villa, 120 – 138 a. D.

Stacks Image 458

€ 142,00

Stacks Image 406

€ 96,00