Aineias (page 714, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy

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Rome, Musei Capitolini 316: Tabula Iliaca Capitolina, Roman marble relief with Sack of Troy (for the whole Tabula Iliaca Capitolina, see Gantz page 651; for a detail of Menelaos threatening Helen, see Gantz page 657 upper; and for rescue of Aithra, see Gantz page 658); three scenes from Gantz with Aineias escaping from Troy with his father Anchises, the household gods and his son Askanios

Gantz’s scene one, with a priest handing Aineias a box with the household gods

Gantz’s scene two, with Aineias escaping from a gate while shouldering Anchises and the household gods and leading Askanios by his right hand; Hermes guides the family to safety, while Kreousa? grieves in left background

Gantz scene three, with Anchises with household gods and Aineias, leading Askanios, embarking on ship; pilot Misenos follows, with trumpet or oar?

Three details from Th. Schreiber and W. C. F. Anderson [Editor], Atlas of classical antiquities (1895), pl. 93 (restoration)

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Artistic source edited by Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, October 2022

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