Ixion was (in Greek mythology) a mortal king known for his infamous actions and severe punishments from the Gods. Driven by his lust and arrogance Ixion sought to seduce Hera, the queen of the Gods and wife of Zeus. Zeus discovered his intentions and created a plan to test Ixion’s character. He created a cloud in the likeness of Hera and presented it to Ixion who was deceived by this illusion and lay with the cloud, committing an act of impiety. As punishment he was banished and condemned to Tartarus, the deepest abyss of the underworld. There he was bound to a fiery wheel or perpetually spinning fiery chariot (depending on the different versions of the myth).
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I went on a quest to try and find art from different artists who brought this myth to live with their artworks.