Resources

Resources

Materials on the background to Dio Chrysostom’s version, the literary legacy of Prodicus’ original “Choice of Herakles” story and its artistic legacy after the renaissance.

  • Booklet analysing the origin and development of the “Hercules’ Choice” story in literature and art (Booklet pdf download 1236kB)
  • Pinterest Board with images of the Choice of Herakles
  • Emma Stafford’s talk on the origins of the Choice of Herakles story and its interpretation in art (21 minutes), with slides (pdf download 1443kB)
  • Podcast interview with Tim Benjamin on the compositional process (22 minutes)