Agamemnon (page 675, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Euripides, Orestes 25-26 who slew her husband, after snaring him in an inextricable robe.  Greek Text ♠ Euripides, Orestes 366-67 “Menelaus, your brother lies dead, plunged in a fatal bath, the last his wife will ever give him.”  Greek … Continue reading Agamemnon (page 675, with art)

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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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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 Birth and Childhood of Paris (page 563, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Euripides 9 GLP – Fragments of more recent Greek literary papyri cited according to D. L. Page, Select Papyri III. London 1941. ♠ Tro 920-22 – Euripides, Troades next, old Priam ruined Troy and me, because he did not slay his child Alexander, baleful semblance of … Continue reading The Birth and Childhood of Paris (page 563, with art)

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