Odysseus (page 709, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ British Museum B103.19: Klazomenian black-figure fragment from Naukratis with five rowers in a boat and wing on upper left (= Odysseus’ men and a Seiren?) British Museum ♦ Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 01.8100: Late Corinthian aryballos, Odysseus bound … Continue reading Odysseus (page 709, 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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Minor Divinities (page 150, with art)

Chapter 3: Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Homeric Hymn to Hermes 4.552-63 There are certain holy ones, sisters born —three virgins gifted with wings: their heads are besprinkled with white meal, and they dwell under a ridge of Parnassus. These are teachers of divination apart from … Continue reading Minor Divinities (page 150, with art)

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