Daily Question – 26

Connect the four paintings providing necessary names.

The subjects of the four paintings were Ganymede, Europa, Io and Callisto, all lovers of Zeus (Jupiter). They lend their names to the four largest moons of Jupiter, called the ‘Galilean Moons’ as they were discovered by Galileo Galilei.

Cracked by 15 of you! In order – Thomas Masun, Diwakar Pingle, Thejaswi Udupa, CR, vijaysarathy, BoFi, zizzyphus, kasthuri, flashodin, citibank(rupt), ganesh, Vivek Krishnan, Mario, Dinesh and anil raghavan. Well done!

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19 responses to “Daily Question – 26

  1. Dear Uncle:

    Chi chi, such pornography first thing in the morning. If you must post such filth…at least make it Megan Fox-related, like that nice Uncle Samanth.

    The connect is Io, Callisto, Ganymede and Europa — the four main Jovian moons. These paintings show those eponymous figures from Greek myth.

    Kind regards,
    Thomas Masun

  2. Diwakar Pingle

    Galielean moons of Jupiter – Gannyemede, Europa, Io and Callisto

  3. Thejaswi Udupa

    Galilean satellites of Jupiter – Ganymede, Europa, Io, and Callisto in order.

  4. Reubens’ Abduction of Ganymede
    Coypel’s Rape of Europa
    Correggio’s Jupiter and Io
    Boucher’s Jupiter and Callisto

    Connect: Gallilean Moons of Jupiter.

    (the last was the most difficult- I thought you would’ve used Titian’s depictions of Europa and Callisto)

  5. vijaysarathy

    Moons of Jupiter/ lovers of Zeus – Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.
    Discovered by Galilei

  6. Ganymede, Europa, Io and Callisto being seduced by Jupiter (Zeus) in his various disguises…and hence the 4 largest moons of Jupiter

  7. 1.Rape of Ganymede by Peter Paul Rubens
    2.Abduction of Europa by Noel-Nicolas Coypel
    3.Io and Jupiter by Antonio da Correggio
    4.Jupiter and Callisto by Francois Boucher

    All the names refer to largest moons of jupiter

  8. Also all these names refer to Zeus’ lovers(Greek equivalent of Roman god Jupiter) and all these Jupiter’s moons are also called Galilean moons.

  9. jupiter and ganymede
    zeus and europa
    jupiter and io
    jupiter and callisto
    moons…….

  10. 1. Ganymede
    2. Europa
    3. Io
    4. Callisto

    They are all moons of Jupiter

  11. Guided purely by standard quizzing guessing fundae, ill have to say that these are paintings by Leonardo, Raphael, Micaelangelo, Donatello..

  12. Just a Guess…Europa, Libya, Asia (Clymene), Callistoe – after whom four of the continents (Callistoe became Ursa Major, which gave name to Arctic from which Antarctic) get its name

  13. Can Thomas take this quiz? I’m sure he’s now decided his topic for 2015 mastermind round.

    1. Rape of Ganymede by Rubens
    2. The Rape of Europa by Coypel
    3. Io and Zeus by Correggio
    4. Jupiter & Callisto by Boucher

    The Moons of Jupiter share the same name as the people in the paintings

  14. Paintings by Donatello, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo – Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles.

  15. Ruben’s Rape of Ganymede,Abduction of Europa,Jupiter and Io and the last one of Jupiter and callisto by Francois boucher paintings connects to Galilean moons of Jupiter and Zeus’ lovers.

  16. The four Galilean Moons of Jupiter: Ganymede, Europa, Io and Callisto. They were named after lovers of the god Zeus , who is the Greek equivalent of Jupiter.
    1.The Rape of Ganymede, by Rubens
    2.Enlèvement d’Europe by Nöel-Nicolas Coypel
    3.Io and Zeus by Antonio Correggio
    4. Jupiter and Callisto by François Boucher

  17. In order they are
    Ganymede, Europa, Io and callisto – the 4 moons of Jupiter.

  18. Ganymede, Europa, Io and Callisto. The four moons of Jupiter that Galileo found.

  19. anil raghavan

    1)abduction of ganymede/reubens
    2)enlivement of europe/coypel
    3)jupiter&io/coreggio
    4)jupiter&callisto/boucher
    connection is galilean moons