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Odysseus killing the suitors.

Image ID: 1624300

Odysseus killing the suitors. (1883)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Odysseus killing the suitors.

Published Date

: 1883

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 24 x 55 cm.

Notes

: Odysseus has returned from his wanderings to his homeland of Ithaca, whose people think he died years ago. Furious at the suitors who have been abusing the hospitality and honor of his wife Penelope by living in his house while courting her, Odysseus takes up his bow and kills them with arrows.

Original Source

: From Griechische Keramik. Ausgewählt und aufgenommen von A. Genick. Mit Beschreibung von Adolf Furtwängler. (Berlin Wasmuth 1883) Furtwängler, Adolf (1853-1907), Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Book illustrations -- Homer -- Odyssey

Source Description

: 1 folder (12 pictures) ; 1 oversize folder (1 picture)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON OX BOOK-Hom-O

Digital ID

: 1624300

Record ID

: 1763075

Digital Item Published

: 5-17-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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