Sculpture on the Tower of the Winds, Athens: the south west wind. Engraving by J. Basire the elder, 1762.
- Stuart, James, 1713-1788
About this work
Lips (known Livas) is seen as a young man holding a ship's sternpost, because the Livas wind blew straight into the harbour of Piraeus, preventing ships from sailing
The Tower of the Winds is also called the Horologion of Andronicus of Cyrrhus
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
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