Tag: Stories

  • Pyramus and Thisbe

    Pyramus and Thisbe

    Much of our humanity consists of stories that speak of tragedy, misfortune, conflict, deep emotions, or humor. Here is an ancient story that originates from Babylon. The accompanying picture, see below, is a wood relief from Dresden, 1656, created by Johann Georg Fischer. Pyramus and Thisbe are lovers who ran into really bad luck. The story…