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Calvert, Edward, (1799-1883), Ulysses and the Sirens, 1850, Oil

centuriespast Edward Calvert, Ulysses and the Sirens, oil on millboard, cm Birmingham Museums Trust Inv.

Wall painting of Ulysses and the Sirens  (The Odyssey) Roman, mid-1st century AD From Pompeii, Italy

records-of-fortune: “ Wall-Painting. Panel from a painted wall: Ulysses resists the songs of the Sirens. Ulysses is tied to the mast of his ship. The Sirens perch on high rocks, with.

Ulysses and the Sirens, JW Waterhouse. It is important to note that the sirens were traditionally depicted as crow-women, noting their connection to the Morrigan and making a link from Morrigan myth to mermaids.

The sirens are daughters of the muse Melpomene. The Sirens are connected to the Odyssey because they tried to kill Odysseus and his crew as they were on their way home to Ithica.

(BLMedieval Sloane MS 278, 1280-1300) “A mermaid found a swimming lad, Picked him up for her own, Pressed her body to his body, Laughed; and plunging down Forgot in cruel happiness That even lovers drown.”― W.B. Yeats

(BLMedieval Sloane MS “A mermaid found a swimming lad, Picked him up for her own, Pressed her body to his body, Laughed; and plunging down Forgot in cruel happiness That even lovers drown.