Agamemnon (page 671, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 63.1246: Attic red-figure calyx krater by the Dokimasia Painter with murders of Agamemnon and Aigisthos; in the center of side A, Aigisthos slays Agamemnon, who is encased in a net-like garment; on the left, … Continue reading Agamemnon (page 671, with art)

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Agamemnon (page 670, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Basel, Antikenmuseum and Ludwig Collection BS 318: relief from terracotta band, reputedly from Sicily, possibly with the boiling of Minos, who is in the lebes of a tripod, as a female (a daughter of Kokalos?) seizes Minos’ arm while … Continue reading Agamemnon (page 670, with art)

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Agamemnon (page 669, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Athens, National Museum 15131: bronze sheathing from Argive Heraion with Klytaimestra seizing lock of hair of Kassandra while stabbing her in the waist C.W. Blegen, “Prosymna: Remains of Post-Mycenaean Date,” American Journal of Archaeology 43 (1939) fig. 6 p.416 … Continue reading Agamemnon (page 669, with art)

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Agamemnon (page 668, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Iraklion, Archaeological Museum 11152: terracotta plaque from Gortyn with murder of Agamemnon, who sits on a stool or backless throne in the center, holding a spear in his left hand and wearing a sword; Klytaimestra, on the left, threatens … Continue reading Agamemnon (page 668, with art)

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The Fate of Aias (page 633, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum 3695: Attic red-figure cup by Douris; on side A of exterior, Aias and Odysseus’ dispute over arms of Achilleus, with Agamemnon in center; on side B of exterior, vote over arms, with Athena in center, Odysseus on … Continue reading The Fate of Aias (page 633, with art)

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The Journey to Troy: Philoktetes and Tennes (page 590, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Dion Chrysostomos of Prusa 59 Greek Text ♠ Sophokles, Philoktetes 263-70  I am he whom the two marshalls and the Cephallenian king [265] shamelessly hurled to this solitude which you see, when I was wasting with a fierce disease, stricken by the savage bite of the … Continue reading The Journey to Troy: Philoktetes and Tennes (page 590, with art)

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Iphigeneia and the Second Mobilization at Aulis (page 584, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 6.67: fragmentary Protoattic krater by the New York Nessos Painter with Iphigeneia (?) being carried to sacrifice as Agamemnon (?) watches from the right G.A. Kovacs, Iphigenia at Aulis: Myth, Performance, and Reception (PhD Thesis, Univ. of … Continue reading Iphigeneia and the Second Mobilization at Aulis (page 584, with art)

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The First Mobilization at Aulis (page 579, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Scholia to Aristophanes, Acharnes 332 – Scholia Graeca in Aristophanem, ed. F. Dübner, p. 12. Paris 1877.  Greek Text ♦ London, British Museum, E382: Attic red-figure pelike with Agamemnon gesturing towards wounded Telephos, who sits on altar holding Orestes British Museum Beazley Archive Pottery … Continue reading The First Mobilization at Aulis (page 579, with art)

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