Neoptolemos (page 693, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy

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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 of Apollo and Apollo himself; and (lower tier) a Delphian man with spear raised, wounded Neoptolemos kneeling on altar, omphalos, Orestes and palm tree

Annali dell’Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica 40 (1868) pl. E

Digital LIMC (no photo)

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#Apollo

#Neoptolemos

#omphalos

#Orestes

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

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