Aftermath: The Recovery of Aithra and and Sacrifice of Polyxena (page 658, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Naples, Museo Nazionale 81669 (H2422): Attic red-figure hydria by Kleophrades Painter with Sack of Troy, including rescue of aged Aithra by her grandsons Demophon and Akamas (for Kassandra and Aias from same vase, see Gantz page 655; for the death … Continue reading Aftermath: The Recovery of Aithra and and Sacrifice of Polyxena (page 658, 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 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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The Events of the Iliad (page 620, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Florence, Museo Nazionale Archeologico 4209: Attic black-figure volute krater by Kleitias and Ergotimos (François Krater), with chariot race from the funeral games of Patroklos, officiated by Achilleus (second band from top) Flickr From right to left, Achilleus stands next to tripod, facing … Continue reading The Events of the Iliad (page 620, 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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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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