* Your assessment is very important for improving the work of artificial intelligence, which forms the content of this project
Created by: Rachel Holena Paige Vacante Allie Jayne This is the tale of a love story… Between Pygmalion and Galatea. Pygmalion In ancient Greece there lived a handsome young lad. He was a talented sculptor and artist, who loved his artwork. He would sculpt statues out of ivory and spend hours on his work. He was always happy when consumed in his work. He loved his artwork so much, that he vowed never to marry. Unlike most men, Pygmalion had no interest in women. He felt that women were petty and immoral. So he did not try to find a wife to fall in love with, or visit the temple of Aphrodite. One day Pygmalion found a large piece of flawless ivory. He decided that he would carve a beautiful women from the beautiful piece. When he was finished, the statue was the image of the perfect women. Pygmalion fell in love with his creation, and treated her like a real women. He named his gorgeous statue Galatea. He draped the nonliving women in gifts such as pearl jewelry and shells, items cherished by real women. After Pygmalion had found true love in the statue, he decided he would go to the temple of Aphrodite and pray that she blessed the statue, and let it become real. One day while Pygmalion was away, the goddess Aphrodite visited his studio to see his creation. The statue was an image of her; the goddess was flattered by it and decided to answer Pygmalion's prayers and make the statue a real women. When Pygmalion returned home, he was shocked to find that his beautiful creation had come to life. He was amazed by the beauty of the perfect women he had created. Pygmalion and Galatea wed, and Pygmalion was forever grateful of what Aphrodite had done for him. Throughout his life time, Pygmalion and Galatea visited Aphrodite’s temple bearing gifts for the goddess to show their gratitude. Work Cited “Pygmalion.” in2Greece. 25 Feb. 2009 <http://www.in2greece.com/english/historymyth/myt hology/names/pygmalion.htm>. “Pygmalion.” Theoi Greek Mythology. 2008. 25 Feb. 2009 <http://www.theoi.com/Heros/Pygmalion.html>. Pygmalion & Galatea. 2003. The Myth Man Persona. 25 Feb. 2009 <http://thanasis.com/pygmal.htm>. “Pygmalion Myth - Greek II.” Pygmallion Design. 2 July 2006. 26 Feb. 2009 <http://www.pygmalion.ws/stories/greek2.htm>.