Aineias (page 715, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Stesichoros, Iliou Persis 205 PMG – Poetae Melici Graeci, pp. 205-6, ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962. ♦ 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 … 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 ♠ Aristotle, Poetics 15.1454a An example of unnecessary badness of character is Menelaos in the Orestes; of character that is unfitting and inappropriate the lament of Odysseus in the Scylla and Melanippe’s speech; of inconsistent character Iphigeneia in Aulis, for the suppliant Iphigeneia is … 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: … 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 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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