Ixion in the Modern World

Ixion. Detail from Red-figure cup. c.500 B.C.

Ixion's Torture, Amphora c. 330 BC. Staatliche Museen, Berlin, Germany

Ixion is bound to the wheel. Painting from the House of the Vettii, Pompeii. 62-79 A.D.

Attic red-figure kantharos attributed to the Amphitrite Painter in the British. C.450 B.C.Museum

Ixion. Relief. 2nd cent. A.D. Antalya, Turkey. http://www.pbase.com/dosseman/image/32053453/original

Ixion , King of the Lapiths, Deceived by Zeus. 1615. Pierre-Paul Rubens (1577-1640). Musée du Louvre, Paris

Ixion. 1632. Jusepe de Ribera  (1588-1656). Oil on canvas. Museo del Prado, Madrid.

Ixion Machine Manufacturing Company. Founded in 1919 as IXION Maschinenfabrik Otto-Häfner GmbH & Co. KG  (now Ixion Auerbach Inc. http://www.ixion.de/en/index.php), producer of drilling machines

Ixion Software. http://www.ixionsoftware.com/, oracle replication

Ixion Biotechnology. http://www.ixion-biotech.com/

Ixies and Ixion Motorcycle Clubs.

Ixion Motorcycles: Yamaha V-Ixions

Ixion Motorcars: 1999 Mazda Ford Ixion

Ixion, a Kuiper belt object discovered on May 22, 2001; a plutino or object an object that, like Pluto, has a 2:3 orbital resonance with Neptune

Curiosity: Treadmill event in “World’s Strongest Man” competition


Relief from Antalya, Turkey, 2nd cent. A.D.
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