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 Judgment of Paris (page 569, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Throne of Apollo at Amyklai (known through Pausanias’ description and modern reconstructions) Pausanias Description of Greece 3.18.12: Hermes is bringing the goddesses to Alexander to be judged (original Greek). Reconstruction of whole throne by A. Furtwängler, from J.G. Frazer, Pausanias’s Description of Greece, vol. III, … Continue reading The Judgment of Paris (page 569, with art)

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Page 158 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Berlin, Antikensammlung F1837: Attic black-figure neck-amphora by the Diosphos Painter, with Zeus and  Pandora ? Beazley Archive Pottery Database ♦ London, British Museum, D4: Attic white-ground cup by the Tarquinia Painter,  adornment of Anesidora (Pandora) by Athena and Hephasitos. British … Continue reading Page 158 (with art)

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