The Fall of Troy (page 651, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War

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Arktinos, Iliou Persis (Ilii Excidium) Argumentum – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, pp. 88-89, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.

Arktinos, Iliou Persis (Ilii Excidium) fr 5 PEG – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, p. 92, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.

Homer, Iliad 24.734-38

or else some Achaean shall seize thee by the arm [735] and hurl thee from the wall, a woeful death, being wroth for that Hector slew his brother haply, or his father, or his son, seeing that full many Achaeans at the hands of Hector have bitten the vast earth with their teeth.  Greek Text

Stesichoros, Iliou Persis 202 PMG – Poetae Melici Graeci, p. 110 ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962.

♠ Stesichoros, Iliou Persis 201 PMG – Poetae Melici Graeci, p. 109 ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962.

Rome, Musei Capitolini 316: Tabula Iliaca Capitolina, Roman marble relief with Sack of Troy (left center; for a detail of Menelaos threatening Helen, see Gantz page 657 upper; for the rescue of Aithra, see Gantz page 658; and for the three appearances of Aineias, see Gantz page 714)

Th. Schreiber and W. C. F. Anderson [Editor], Atlas of classical antiquities (1895), pp. 177-178 and pl. 93 (restoration)

Digital LIMC

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art 24.97.11: Tabula Iliaca, Roman marble relief with Sack of Troy (on lower left; for a detail of Menelaos threatening Helen, see Gantz page 657 upper)

Metropolitan Museum 

Alkaios 262 SLG – Supplementum Lyricis Graecis, ed. D. Page, p. 81. Oxford 1974.

Lykophron, Alexandra 340-43

what time the fierce-crested serpent, seller of the land that bred him, kindles the grievous torch and draws the belly-bands and lets slip the travailing terrible ambush.  Greek Text

Scholia at Lykophron, Alexandra 340 – Lykophronis Alexandra, vol. 2, pp. 132-33, ed E. Scheer. Berlin 1908.

Greek Text

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

Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, February 2023

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