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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Orestes’ Revenge (page 684, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Villa Giulia, Rome (ex-Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 1977.713): shoulder of Attic red-figure lekythos with Klytaimestra with axe, who is restrained by Telamedes; then Orestes stabs enthroned Aigisthos Museum of Fine Arts Beazley Archive Pottery Database (no photo) Attic … Continue reading Orestes’ Revenge (page 684, with art)

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Orestes’ Revenge (page 683, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Florence, Museo Archeologico 4 B 19 et al.: fragments of Attic red-figure cup with alarmed Chrysothemis?, and Klytaimestra trying to restrain Orestes as he slays a collapsed Aigisthos with his sword; Elektra (wrongly restored as Athena) rushes in from … Continue reading Orestes’ Revenge (page 683, 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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The First Mobilization at Aulis (page 579, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ 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 Database ♦ Undated painting seen by Pliny the Elder ♠ Pliny the Elder, Natural History 25.19: Achilles too, … Continue reading The First Mobilization at Aulis (page 579, with art)

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