Preller, Griechische Mythologie; Helbig in Roscher's Lexicon der Mythologie; F.
Nearly all the anecdotes related of him by Helbig, in the biography contributed by him to the journal Minerva (1797-1800), and freely utilized by later biographers, are absolutely worthless.
The have been identified by Helbig with small spirals of gold wire, such as are found in early Etruscan tombs lying near the head of the skeleton.
Helbig, especially Sitzungsberichte der bayrischen Akademie (1880), pp. 487 seq.
Bertrand and Helbig, among others, have held that the descriptions are of actually existing works of art, while Heyne and Friederichs deny this.
Helbig, Die Sage vom ewigen Juden (1874); G.
The objects found in these cemeteries show close affinity with those found in the terremare of Emilia, these last being of earlier date, and hence Pigorini and Helbig consider that the Latini were close descendants of the inhabitants of the terremare.
Helbig, Das homerische Epos aus den Denkmalern erlautert (1884), and the article "Currus" in Daremberg and Saglio, Dictionnaire des Antiquites.
Mural paintings of extraordinary beauty were also discovered here, such as those that represent Theseus after the slaughter of the Minotaur (Helbig, Wandgemalde, Leipzig, 1878, No.
A painting discovered at Pompeii, and now in the Museum at Naples, has been regarded as a copy or echo of this painting (Helbig, Wandgemalde Campaniens, No.
Helbig, Hermes, xi.
Helbig, Das homerische Epos aus den Denkmdlern erlautert (Leipzig, 1884; 2nd ed., ibid., 1887); W.
In the Gerstenhoffer and Hasenclever-Helbig furnaces the fall is retarded by prisms and inclined plates.
The discovery (by Professor Helbig in 1886) of two sets of actual apparatus near Perugia and various representations on vases help to elucidate the somewhat obscure accounts of the method of playing the game contained in the scholia and certain ancient authors who, it must not be forgotten, wrote at a time when the game itself had become obsolete, and cannot therefore be looked to for a trustworthy description of it.
According to Prof. Helbig in Mittheilungen des deutschen archdologischen Instituts (Rdmische Abtheilung i., 1886) three games were played with this apparatus.
The researches of Helbig (Die Italiker in der Po-Ebene, Leipzig, 1879) show that the lower valley of the Po was at an early period occupied by people of the Palaeolithic and Neolithic stages of civilization, who built houses on piles along the swampy borders of the streams. It is possible that even they may have begun by crude dikes the great system by which the waters are now controlled; at least it is certain that these works date their origin from pre-Roman antiquity.