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My Little Centaur by LadyRosse My Little Centaur by LadyRosse


I had a very hard weeks where I can't draw, well it better to say that I don't like what I was drawing -_- so I started to do something for relax. I follow with my littles chibis of mythologic legends. The Centaur!!!! Wikipedia explains!!!

In Greek mythology, a centaur (from Ancient Greek: ???ta????, Kéntauros) or hippocentaur is a member of a composite race of creatures, part human and part horse. In early Attic and Boeotian vase-paintings , they are depicted with the hindquarters of a horse attached to them; in later renderings centaurs are given the torso of a human joined at the waist to the horse's withers, where the horse's neck would be.

This half-human and half-animal composition has led many writers to treat them as liminal beings, caught between the two natures, embodied in contrasted myths, both as the embodiment of untamed nature, as in their battle with the Lapiths, or conversely as teachers, like Chiron.

The centaurs were usually said to have been born of Ixion and Nephele (the cloud made in the image of Hera). Another version, however, makes them children of a certain Centaurus, who mated with the Magnesian mares. This Centaurus was either himself the son of Ixion and Nephele (inserting an additional generation) or of Apollo and Stilbe, daughter of the river god Peneus. In the later version of the story his twin brother was Lapithes, ancestor of the Lapiths, thus making the two warring peoples cousins.

Centaurs were said to have inhabited the region of Magnesia and Mount Pelion in Thessaly, the Foloi oak forest in Elis, and the Malean peninsula in southern Laconia.

Though female centaurs, called Kentaurides, are not mentioned in early Greek literature and art, they do appear occasionally in later antiquity. A Macedonian mosaic of the 4th century BC is one of the earliest examples of the Centauress in art. Ovid also mentions a centauress named Hylonome who committed suicide when her husband Cyllarus was killed in the war with the Lapiths.

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He tenido unas semanas muy pesadas donde no podía dibujar, bueno es mejor decir que no me gustaba lo que estaba dibujando -_- así que empecé a hacer algo para relajarme. He seguido con mis pequeños chibis de leyendas mitológicas. El Centauro!!! Wikipedia explica!!!

En la mitología Griega, un centauro (del Griego Antiguo: ???ta????, Kéntauros) o hippocentauro es un miembro de una raza de criaturas compuesta, en parte humana y en parte caballo. En el principio de las vasijas pintadas de Ática y Beocia, eran descritos con los cuartos traseros de un caballo unidos a la parte humana; después las interpretaciones de los centauros son dadas con el torso de un humano unido por la cintura a la cruz del caballo, donde el cuello del caballo estaría.

Esta composición mitad humana y mitad animal ha sido llevada por muchos escritores para tratarlos como seres salvajes, atrapados entre dos naturalezas, personificados en mitos contrastados, como encarnaciones de naturaleza indómita, como en su batalla con los lápitas, o convertidos en profesores, como Quirón.

Los centauros normalmente se dice que han nacido de la unión de Ixión y Néfele (la nube hecha como imagen de Hera). Otra versión, sin embargo, los hace a ellos los niños de un cierto centauro, que se unio a las yeguas magnesias. Este centauro no era hijo de Ixión y Néphele (añadiendo generaciones adicionales) o de Apolo y Hebe, hija del dios del rio Peneo. En una versión tardía de la historia su hermano gemelo fue Lapithes, ancestro de Lápites, lo que los hace a los dos primos.

Los Centauros se dicen que vivían en la region de Macedonia y en el monte Pelión en Tesalia, el bosque de robles Foloi en Elis, y en la península Maleana al sur de Laconia.

Aunque las mujeres centauros, llamadas centáurides no son mencionadas en la antigua literatura y arte griego, aparecen ocasionalmente en la antigüedad tardía. Un mosaico macedonio del siglo IV a. C. actualmente en el Museo Arqueológico de la ciudad de Pella es uno de los primeros ejemplos de la presencia de centáurides en el arte. El autor romano Ovidio en sus Metamorfosis menciona a una centáuride llamada Hilonoma, que se suicidó cuando su amante Cílaro murió durante la guerra contra los lapitas.
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Snow-katt Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
disgustingly brainmeltingly  cute 
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LadyRosse Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
Thanks XDDD
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Snow-katt Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
your welcome
your icon is also disgustingly cute ;p 
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BradenYoung Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
Excellent concept work!  Great job!
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LadyRosse Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
Thanks :3
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AndreaCCastaneda Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
aww,she is so cute nwn!
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LadyRosse Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
thanks ^^
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AndreaCCastaneda Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013
ur welcome I hope
to see more of your wonderful
 art soon n.n!see ya around!
Huggle!
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Sugarthemis Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
she is cute
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LadyRosse Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
Thanks :D
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