Athens, National Museum 2104: “Megarian” bowl with Theseus and Helen at Korinth
Illustration p. 46 from C. Robert, “Homerische Becher,” Winckelmannsfeste der Archäologischen Gesellschaft zu Berlin vol. 50 (1890)
Hesiod, fr. 23a MW (Fragmenta Hesiodea, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West , p. 13):
…Klytaimnestra, who in her chambers bore beautiful-ankled [Iphigeneia] and Elektra, who rivaled goddesses in her beauty. The well-greaved Akhaians slew [Iphigeneia] on the altar of loud-voiced Artemis of the golden spindle. By [Iphigeneia’s] blood they sailed to Ilion in order to avenge [Helen]… (translated by Aaron J. Ivey)
Hesiod, fr. 197.4-5 (Fragmenta Hesiodea, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West , p. 96):
…but Agamemnon, since he was their brother-in-law, turned his mind towards his brother, Menelaos (translated by Aaron J. Ivey).
Edited by Aaron J. Ivey, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Classics, University of Georgia, June 2016; and by Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, July 2016.
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