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 ♠ Euripides, Elektra 1238-63 The Dioskouroi appear from above. Dioskouroi Son of Agamemnon, listen; the twin sons of Zeus, your mother’s brothers, [1240]Castor and his brother Polydeuces, are calling you. Having just now calmed the swell of the sea, terrible for … Continue reading Orestes’ Revenge (page 683, with art)

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The Landing: Protesilaos, Kyknos, and the Embassy to Troy (page 595, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Vatican Museums, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco K40099 (Astarita Krater): Late Corinthian column krater, Greek embassy seeking the recovery of Helen flickr image: seated Greeks Menelaos, Odysseus and Talthybios are greeted by Trojan Theano (wife of Antenor) and two maids flickr image: Trojan trophos … Continue reading The Landing: Protesilaos, Kyknos, and the Embassy to Troy (page 595, with art)

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