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)