Hypnero Gallery

  • No track was to be seen in this thorny wood.

    No track was to be seen in this thorny wood.

  • A glorious spring presented itself to me.

    A glorious spring presented itself to me.

  • An overwhelming drowsiness came over me.

    An overwhelming drowsiness came over me.

  • A hungry and carnivorous wolf appeared, its jaws agape.

    A hungry and carnivorous wolf appeared, its jaws agape.

  • This immense and awe-inspiring pyramid rose stepwise.

    This immense and awe-inspiring pyramid rose stepwise.

  • I saw a prodigious horse like a winged steed.

    I saw a prodigious horse like a winged steed.

  • The base of the statue was a marvellous work of solid marble.

    The base of the statue was a marvellous work of solid marble.

  • Several figures of men and damsels dancing, each having two faces.

    Several figures of men and damsels dancing, each having two faces.

  • The youths were busily gathering flowers among many plants.

    The youths were busily gathering flowers among many plants.

  • On its surface I saw some Ionic and Arabic letters.

    On its surface I saw some Ionic and Arabic letters.

  • A huge elephant presented itself.

    A huge elephant presented itself.

  • An antique tomb with a perfect image of a nude man.

    An antique tomb with a perfect image of a nude man.

  • Another ancient tomb, the statue standing on it of a queen.

    Another ancient tomb, the statue standing on it of a queen.

  • I saw the following hieroglyphs around the porphyry base.

    I saw the following hieroglyphs around the porphyry base.

  • This ancient portal of splendid workmanship.

    This ancient portal of splendid workmanship.

  • Suddenly there appeared a frightful and horrific dragon.

    Suddenly there appeared a frightful and horrific dragon.

  • I saw some noble Egyptian hieroglyphs.

    I saw some noble Egyptian hieroglyphs.

  • At her feet, there stood a satyr, all aroused in prurient lust.

    At her feet, there stood a satyr, all aroused in prurient lust.

  • As soon as they noticed me they stopped their song.

    As soon as they noticed me they stopped their song.

  • When any wind blew, the hollow spine turned.

    When any wind blew, the hollow spine turned.

  • The little boy rode astride with one foot in the hand of each nymph.

    The little boy rode astride with one foot in the hand of each nymph.

  • From their breasts there flowed thin streams of water.

    From their breasts there flowed thin streams of water.

  • ...and putti holding on with their hands inside the curling tails.

    ...and putti holding on with their hands inside the curling tails.

  • I admired the splendid walls of the enclosure.

    I admired the splendid walls of the enclosure.

  • The Queen herself was sitting on a throne raised on steps.

    The Queen herself was sitting on a throne raised on steps.

  • A beautiful beardless figure with yellow hair.

    A beautiful beardless figure with yellow hair.

  • The tripod has a round base of the best jasper.

    The tripod has a round base of the best jasper.

  • The basin of this fountain was cleverly supported on four wheels.

    The basin of this fountain was cleverly supported on four wheels.

  • Three naked genii stood above the protruding angles.

    Three naked genii stood above the protruding angles.

  • An antique vase of pure gold, the same height as the branching coral.

    An antique vase of pure gold, the same height as the branching coral.

  • When the chariot was in motion, the water sprayed out.

    When the chariot was in motion, the water sprayed out.

  • A mysterious thing, a massive triangular pyramid of gold.

    A mysterious thing, a massive triangular pyramid of gold.

  • This gem is engraved with the image of almighty Jupiter.

    This gem is engraved with the image of almighty Jupiter.

  • She held a pair of wings in her hand, and in the other, a tortoise.

    She held a pair of wings in her hand, and in the other, a tortoise.

  • Two little spirits held a circle with their breasts facing inwards.

    Two little spirits held a circle with their breasts facing inwards.

  • Three brazen portals, crudely hacked into the living rock.

    Three brazen portals, crudely hacked into the living rock.

  • An aged dame with a spinsterish air appeared before us.

    An aged dame with a spinsterish air appeared before us.

  • A matron with a gold sword approached us.

    A matron with a gold sword approached us.

  • Logistica threw her lyre to the ground and broke it.

    Logistica threw her lyre to the ground and broke it.

  • Thelemia gave me a loving kiss and embraced me tightly.

    Thelemia gave me a loving kiss and embraced me tightly.

  • I saw before me an artificial pergola of flowering jasmine.

    I saw before me an artificial pergola of flowering jasmine.

  • With her delicate right hand she compliantly took my left.

    With her delicate right hand she compliantly took my left.

  • I saw a noble nymph in a meadow, crowing the victorious bulls.

    I saw a noble nymph in a meadow, crowing the victorious bulls.

  • The same nymph had confidently mounted the tame white bull.

    The same nymph had confidently mounted the tame white bull.

  • Cupid was aiming his bow at Olympus; Mars lamenting before Jupiter.

    Cupid was aiming his bow at Olympus; Mars lamenting before Jupiter.

  • There lay a tame white bull, a royal virgin sitting on its back.

    There lay a tame white bull, a royal virgin sitting on its back.

  • The centaurs were ridden by noble nymphs.

    The centaurs were ridden by noble nymphs.

  • A noble matron had given birth to two eggs.

    A noble matron had given birth to two eggs.

  • There issued from one egg a little flame, from the other, two bright stars.

    There issued from one egg a little flame, from the other, two bright stars.

  • Great Jupiter made him judge of three beautiful naked goddesses.

    Great Jupiter made him judge of three beautiful naked goddesses.

  • Upon this triumphal vehicle, a white swan in amorous embrace.

    Upon this triumphal vehicle, a white swan in amorous embrace.

  • The elephants were pompously decked out with a coverlet of gold.

    The elephants were pompously decked out with a coverlet of gold.

  • The father, to avoid anyone impregnating his daughter, made a high tower.

    The father, to avoid anyone impregnating his daughter, made a high tower.

  • A youth decapitated a woman; from her blood, a winged horse was born.

    A youth decapitated a woman; from her blood, a winged horse was born.

  • Venus plucked Cupid's feathers; Mercury presented him to Jupiter; Cupid shooting his arrow.

    Venus plucked Cupid's feathers; Mercury presented him to Jupiter; Cupid shooting his arrow.

  • The fourth triumph was carried on wheels of asbestos.

    The fourth triumph was carried on wheels of asbestos.

  • A pregnant lady to whom almighty Jupiter was appearing. A divine child was extracted.

    A pregnant lady to whom almighty Jupiter was appearing. A divine child was extracted.

  • The rest of the carriage was carved from glowing carbuncle.

    The rest of the carriage was carved from glowing carbuncle.

  • Jupiter handing the infant to a celestial man; then entrusted to nymphs in a cave.

    Jupiter handing the infant to a celestial man; then entrusted to nymphs in a cave.

  • Cupid shooting his dart to high heaven, and calling his divine mother to judgement.

    Cupid shooting his dart to high heaven, and calling his divine mother to judgement.

  • Seven nymphs transformed themselves into green trees.

    Seven nymphs transformed themselves into green trees.

  •  Beautiful little nude spirits were climbing, plucking the bunches of grapes.

    Beautiful little nude spirits were climbing, plucking the bunches of grapes.

  • Above the middle of the platform was a golden basin.

    Above the middle of the platform was a golden basin.

  • This mysterious triumph was drawn by six Hyrcanian tigers.

    This mysterious triumph was drawn by six Hyrcanian tigers.

  • Vertumnus sat upon a carriage drawn by a horned faun, his wife Pomona beside him.

    Vertumnus sat upon a carriage drawn by a horned faun, his wife Pomona beside him.

  • A beautiful goddess with flowing hair.

    A beautiful goddess with flowing hair.

  • A maiden crowned with ears of wheat; a nude infant crowned with clusters of grapes.

    A maiden crowned with ears of wheat; a nude infant crowned with clusters of grapes.

  • A regal figure grasped a sceptre and looked toward the sky.

    A regal figure grasped a sceptre and looked toward the sky.

  • There arose, firm and rigid, the rude image of the protectors of gardens.

    There arose, firm and rigid, the rude image of the protectors of gardens.

  • This sacred temple was built by the architectonic art in the form of a rotunda.

    This sacred temple was built by the architectonic art in the form of a rotunda.

  • Each one was divided at the groin, whereupon her fleshy thighs separated.

    Each one was divided at the groin, whereupon her fleshy thighs separated.

  • The large lamp was spherical and of purest crystal.

    The large lamp was spherical and of purest crystal.

  • When the winds shook them, the bells bumped against the hollow ball.

    When the winds shook them, the bells bumped against the hollow ball.

  • There were two slabs of the best Indian lodestone.

    There were two slabs of the best Indian lodestone.

  • These delicate virgins presented themselves obediently to the High Priestess.

    These delicate virgins presented themselves obediently to the High Priestess.

  • She had me immerse the torch reverently in the cold cistern.

    She had me immerse the torch reverently in the cold cistern.

  • The Priestess locked the cistern, reading over it certain holy prayers.

    The Priestess locked the cistern, reading over it certain holy prayers.

  • I saw Polia kneeling on the sumptuous pavement.

    I saw Polia kneeling on the sumptuous pavement.

  • This wonderful sculpture was made from a single piece of jasper.

    This wonderful sculpture was made from a single piece of jasper.

  • Everyone except the High Priestess knelt down on the richly gleaming stone floor.

    Everyone except the High Priestess knelt down on the richly gleaming stone floor.

  • She struck the divine alter thrice with her sacrifial wand.

    She struck the divine alter thrice with her sacrifial wand.

  • The High Priestess took the fragrant roses and scattered them.

    The High Priestess took the fragrant roses and scattered them.

  • As they all turned their faces to the ground, the President poured the water.

    As they all turned their faces to the ground, the President poured the water.

  • The President plucked the fruits and offered them to me and to Polia.

    The President plucked the fruits and offered them to me and to Polia.

  • Look at this noble monument! Once so great, a mere heap of broken stones.

    Look at this noble monument! Once so great, a mere heap of broken stones.

  • In a circular figure, ther was a pair of scales.

    In a circular figure, ther was a pair of scales.

  • A great tall obelisk of reddish stone.

    A great tall obelisk of reddish stone.

  • I saw an eye, two ears of wheat, an antique scimitar...

    I saw an eye, two ears of wheat, an antique scimitar...

  • To either side I saw an ant growing into an elephant.

    To either side I saw an ant growing into an elephant.

  • An anchor, with a spread-winged eagle perching on it.

    An anchor, with a spread-winged eagle perching on it.

  • I saw a triumphal trophy with two crossed palm-branches.

    I saw a triumphal trophy with two crossed palm-branches.

  • This noble fragment had preserved its fine lineaments.

    This noble fragment had preserved its fine lineaments.

  • Above the corona, there rose a cupola which tapered towards the top.

    Above the corona, there rose a cupola which tapered towards the top.

  • I found this inscription exquisitely carved in Roman letters.

    I found this inscription exquisitely carved in Roman letters.

  • A huge, mournful and terrible cave.

    A huge, mournful and terrible cave.

  • A square altar with this inscription carved in perfect capital letters.

    A square altar with this inscription carved in perfect capital letters.

  • I found among the ruins a noble squared stone of marble.

    I found among the ruins a noble squared stone of marble.

  • Nearby I saw this elegant epitaph.

    Nearby I saw this elegant epitaph.

  • A man bearing on his strong shoulders a ritual wine-vessel.

    A man bearing on his strong shoulders a ritual wine-vessel.

  • A Roman epitaph inscribed most elegantly in stone.

    A Roman epitaph inscribed most elegantly in stone.

  • The altar in this place was broken.

    The altar in this place was broken.

  •  Nearby I found an antique vase lying on the ground.

    Nearby I found an antique vase lying on the ground.

  • Let into the pavement of inlaid marble was a brass tablet.

    Let into the pavement of inlaid marble was a brass tablet.

  • On the altar I saw this epigram.

    On the altar I saw this epigram.

  • I found a noble fragment of porphyry carved with two horse skulls.

    I found a noble fragment of porphyry carved with two horse skulls.

  • I found a rather perplexing epigram in white marble.

    I found a rather perplexing epigram in white marble.

  • A noble tomb of porphyry which offered me an elegant epitaph.

    A noble tomb of porphyry which offered me an elegant epitaph.

  • On its face I saw these Egyptian hieroglyphs incised.

    On its face I saw these Egyptian hieroglyphs incised.

  • A great standing stone adorned with these lineaments.

    A great standing stone adorned with these lineaments.

  • A leafy wreath, inside which I read this inscription.

    A leafy wreath, inside which I read this inscription.

  • A tomb of porphyry of the very best design.

    A tomb of porphyry of the very best design.

  • I admired the incredibly finished carving of two nude boys.

    I admired the incredibly finished carving of two nude boys.

  • Not far away I found another noble monument.

    Not far away I found another noble monument.

  • A triumphal banner of fine silk material dyed blue.

    A triumphal banner of fine silk material dyed blue.

  • The boat looked like this.

    The boat looked like this.

  • I admired a fountain playing beneath a pavilion.

    I admired a fountain playing beneath a pavilion.

  • They were shaped by topiary into a thick circle.

    They were shaped by topiary into a thick circle.

  • A box tree, in the form of a giant, three paces high.

    A box tree, in the form of a giant, three paces high.

  • Beautiful spherical figures producing four species.

    Beautiful spherical figures producing four species.

  • Upon each of the columns was the curled tail of a dragon.

    Upon each of the columns was the curled tail of a dragon.

  • The fruit trees were shaped in a convex hemisphere.

    The fruit trees were shaped in a convex hemisphere.

  • This colonnade was constructed of a splendid trellis.

    This colonnade was constructed of a splendid trellis.

  • This delightful and pleasant island is shown more clearly here.

    This delightful and pleasant island is shown more clearly here.

  • Inside the lozenges were circles, and inside the circles, lozenges.

    Inside the lozenges were circles, and inside the circles, lozenges.

  • Little square gardens of marvellous work.

    Little square gardens of marvellous work.

  • A hollow, round altar with three ox-skulls.

    A hollow, round altar with three ox-skulls.

  • The four little squares were all filled with wild thyme.

    The four little squares were all filled with wild thyme.

  • On each ball there rested a peacock.

    On each ball there rested a peacock.

  • In the circle was a representation of an eagle.

    In the circle was a representation of an eagle.

  • Two birds, an eagle on one side, and a pheasant facing it.

    Two birds, an eagle on one side, and a pheasant facing it.

  • Trophies of military decoration mounted on golden lances.

    Trophies of military decoration mounted on golden lances.

  • A laurel wreath above a pair of spreading black eagle's wings.

    A laurel wreath above a pair of spreading black eagle's wings.

  • Another nymph bore a helmet surmounted by an ox-skull.

    Another nymph bore a helmet surmounted by an ox-skull.

  • A tablet inscribed thus: WHO SHALL ESCAPE?

    A tablet inscribed thus: WHO SHALL ESCAPE?

  • Another nymph carried a spear bearing an oval figure at its point.

    Another nymph carried a spear bearing an oval figure at its point.

  • There were too many other trophies to describe here.

    There were too many other trophies to describe here.

  • At its tip a Cupid, winged and unveiled.

    At its tip a Cupid, winged and unveiled.

  • I also admired some whose adornments were rare and striking.

    I also admired some whose adornments were rare and striking.

  • Ennia held in her plump hands a small inlaid vase.

    Ennia held in her plump hands a small inlaid vase.

  • Vrachivia bore and emerald urn of the most skilfull manufacture.

    Vrachivia bore and emerald urn of the most skilfull manufacture.

  • Out of many holes issued a nebulous and fragrant smoke.

    Out of many holes issued a nebulous and fragrant smoke.

  • A monstrous effigy crudely hewn from wood.

    A monstrous effigy crudely hewn from wood.

  • A lion's head out of which protruded the head of a dog and a wolf.

    A lion's head out of which protruded the head of a dog and a wolf.

  • The divine child took his seat upon an antique golden chariot.

    The divine child took his seat upon an antique golden chariot.

  • These quadrupeds had long necks and triple tongues.

    These quadrupeds had long necks and triple tongues.

  • A fine carving of a satyr's sacrifice.

    A fine carving of a satyr's sacrifice.

  • A horned bull with its forefeet extended towards the vase.

    A horned bull with its forefeet extended towards the vase.

  • There followed a colonnade, suitably made and devoid of any irregularity..

    There followed a colonnade, suitably made and devoid of any irregularity..

  • This fountain was heptagonal in its outward form and round within.

    This fountain was heptagonal in its outward form and round within.

  • We arrived gaily at a limpid and pleasant spring.

    We arrived gaily at a limpid and pleasant spring.

  • A sculpture of the divine Mother sitting with her child.

    A sculpture of the divine Mother sitting with her child.

  • Then they all sat with folded knees on this comfortable ground.

    Then they all sat with folded knees on this comfortable ground.

  • With these last words, the poor man fell to earth.

    With these last words, the poor man fell to earth.

  • I grabbed him by his cold feet and dragged him into a corner.

    I grabbed him by his cold feet and dragged him into a corner.

  • Two doleful maidens staggered by, harnessed to a fiery vehicle.

    Two doleful maidens staggered by, harnessed to a fiery vehicle.

  • The boy, devoid of all humanity, cut them in two.

    The boy, devoid of all humanity, cut them in two.

  • I watched the sharp-fanged lions eagerly devouring them.

    I watched the sharp-fanged lions eagerly devouring them.

  • I found him there, as cold as hard marble.

    I found him there, as cold as hard marble.

  • Then we joined and wound ourselves in amorous embraces.

    Then we joined and wound ourselves in amorous embraces.

  • The High Priestess put an end to our sweet embraces.

    The High Priestess put an end to our sweet embraces.

  • I discovered the whole floor of my bedroom strewn with red roses.

    I discovered the whole floor of my bedroom strewn with red roses.

  • Then, gentle nymphs, I bowed before the reverend presence.

    Then, gentle nymphs, I bowed before the reverend presence.

  • I admired him with unwavering gaze and gracious looks.

    I admired him with unwavering gaze and gracious looks.

  • As he hugged me, my little mouth mingled its moisture with his.

    As he hugged me, my little mouth mingled its moisture with his.

  • I tried to give her an account of my hardships.

    I tried to give her an account of my hardships.

  • My writing was as wasted as if I had addressed a marble statue.

    My writing was as wasted as if I had addressed a marble statue.

  • This soul had been carried up and led into the divine presence.

    This soul had been carried up and led into the divine presence.

  • Here he showed me the true and divine effigy of Polia.

    Here he showed me the true and divine effigy of Polia.

  • Joyfully she inclined her head and bowed low.

    Joyfully she inclined her head and bowed low.

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