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The Sphinx terrorized the city of Thebes, killing all those who could not solve its riddle. With the rediscovery of classical antiquity in Renaissance, the poetry of Ovid became a major influence on the imagination of poets, dramatists, musicians and artists. [61] [62] From the early years of Renaissance, artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael, portrayed the pagan subjects of Greek mythology alongside more conventional Christian themes. [61] [62] Likewise, these myths, through Ovid, influenced medieval and Renaissance poets such as Petrarch, Boccaccio and Dante Alighieri. [7] In Northern Europe, Greek mythology never took the same hold of the visual arts, but its effect was very obvious on literature.

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