In following this view of the history of the Ionic capital we have practically traversed that of the anthemion.
The Egyptian anthemion, derived from plants emerging from the water, has as a rule no connecting strand.
Ridge tiles covered the joints, and the lower end of each ridge terminated in an anthemion.
Pisias objected to the marriage, and upbraided anthemion with throwing the youth away on Ismenodora.
But Europe was not dependent on Greek and Roman influences alone for the spread of the anthemion.
So did the high-born Ajax spoil Simosius, the descendant of anthemion.
Mr. Goodyear has an elaborate study of the evolution of the Ionic capital (Fig. 82) from the anthemion.
In such wise did Ajax fell to earth Simoeisius, son of anthemion.