Aineias (page 715, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Paris, Louvre F122: Attic black-figure eye cup with armed Aineias fleeing Troy, carrying his father Anchises on his back and accompanied by his son Askanios, whose legs are visible behind Aineias   Wikimedia Two details from O. Benndorf, Wiener Vorlegeblätter … Continue reading Aineias (page 715, with art)

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Odysseus (page 710, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Palermo, Museo Nazionale B335: Attic black-figure skyphos with Odysseus? being carried on back of large turtle away from mouth of Charybdis, which is shown as a fig tree on an overhanging rock; Odysseus lies clasping turtle’s back as it … Continue reading Odysseus (page 710, with art)

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Odysseus (page 708, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Argos, Museum C 149: fragment of Protoargive krater with reclining Polyphemos, who is being blinded by two Greeks holding a long stake; Odysseus may be the larger Greek; part of left leg of third Greek is preserved on the … Continue reading Odysseus (page 708, with art)

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The Fall of Troy (page 656, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Olympia, Archaeological Museum B 847: bronze shield-band relief with Neoptolemos and Astyanax? E. Kunze, Archaische Schildbänder. Olympische Forschungen 2 (1950) pl. 29 Digital LIMC ♦ Olympia, Archaeological Museum B 160: fragmentary bronze shield-band relief with Neoptolemos attacking Priam with a spear; … Continue reading The Fall of Troy (page 656, with art)

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The Fall of Troy (page 655, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Chest of Kypselos from temple of Hera at Olympia (known through Pausanias’ description and modern reconstructions) ♠ Pausanias Description of Greece 5.19.5: Ajax too is represented dragging Cassandra from the image of Athena, and by him is also an inscription: “Ajax … Continue reading The Fall of Troy (page 655, with art)

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The Last Events before the Sack (page 645, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Stockholm, Medelhavsmuseum 1963.1: Attic red-figure by the Tyszkiewicz Painter with Diomedes and Odysseus, each with Palladion, and Athena intervening Digital LIMC Beazley Archive Pottery Database ♦ Paris, Louvre K36: Apulian red-figure oinochoe with Athena, Odysseus with Palladion, Diomedes with Palladion, … Continue reading The Last Events before the Sack (page 645, with art)

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The Fate of Aias (page 634, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Basel, Antikenmuseum and Ludwig Collection BS 1404: Middle Corinthian cup with Aias impaled on his sword, discovered by Achaian leaders Digital LIMC ♦ Olympia, Archaeological Museum B 1636: bronze shield-band relief with Aias impaled on sword, discovered by two Achaian … Continue reading The Fate of Aias (page 634, 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 Death of Achilleus (page 626, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents  Next Page ♠ Lactantius Placidus, scholia at Statius: Achilleis 1.134 – Lactantii Placidi qui dicitur commentarios in Statii Thebaida et commentarium in Achilleida 3, pp. 492-93, ed. R. Jahnke. Leipzig 1898. Latin Text ♠ Lactantius Placidus, scholia at Statius: Achilleis 1.269 – Lactantii Placidi qui dicitur commentarios … Continue reading The Death of Achilleus (page 626, with art)

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