Neoptolemos (page 693, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Vicenza, Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Collezione Banca Intesa Sanpaolo F.G.00111A-E/BI (once Milan, H.A. Collection 239): Apulian red-figure volute krater by Ilioupersis Painter, believed to illustrate Euripides’ Andromache lines 1085 ff. (original Greek), with (upper tier) Pythia with temple key, tripod, temple … Continue reading Neoptolemos (page 693, 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: “Ajax … Continue reading The Fall of Troy (page 655, with art)

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The Last Events before the Sack (page 641, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Basel, Antikenmuseum and Ludwig Collection BS 498: Attic black-figure hydria with Neoptolemos, having slain Eurypylos, in the act of killing Eurypylos’ charioteer Beazley Archive Pottery Database Digital LIMC Tags: #Neoptolemos #Eurypylos Artistic sources edited by Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, … Continue reading The Last Events before the Sack (page 641, with art)

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The Last Events before the Sack (page 640, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Ferrara, Museo Nazionale di Spina 44701: Attic red-figure volute krater with Neoptolemos (center), his grandfather Lykomedes (far left) and his mother Deidameia (to right of Lykomedes); and with Odysseus and Phoinix (far right) Flickr; Lykomedes, Deidameia, Neoptolemos and Odysseus (on … Continue reading The Last Events before the Sack (page 640, 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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