Flaxman_Ilias_1793.River god Scamander fought on the side of the Trojans during the Trojan War (Iliad XX, 73/74; XXI),after the Greek hero Achilles insulted him.Scamander was also said to have attempted to kill Achilles three times,and the hero was only saved due to the intervention of Hera, Athena and Hephaestus.He is the personification of the Scamander River that flowed from Mount Ida across the plain beneath the city of Troy.The battles with the Trojans were fought on the plain of…

Archaeoethnologica: O Imaginario da Água na Antiguidade / The Imaginary of the Water in Antiquity - Photo: Achilles fight with the Escamandros

Odysseus asleep laid on his own coast by the Phaeacian sailors  Engraving and etching on paper  John Flaxman  1805  Tate Gallery

Odysseus asleep laid on his own coast by the Phaeacian sailors Engraving and etching on paper John Flaxman 1805 Tate Gallery

Demodocus : narrates the quarrel of Odysseus and Achilles; the love of Ares and Aphrodite; the Trojan Horse in Book 8

Demodocus : narrates the quarrel of Odysseus and Achilles; the love of Ares and Aphrodite; the Trojan Horse in Book 8

John Flaxman, Compositions From the Works Days and Theogony of Hesiod, copy 1, 1817 (Collection of Robert N. Essick): electronic edition

John Flaxman, Compositions From the Works Days and Theogony of Hesiod, copy 1817 (Collection of Robert N.

'A herald put the beautifully wrought lyre in the hands  of Phemios, who sang for the suitors, because they made him.  He played his lyre and struck up a fine song. Meanwhile  Telemachos talked to Athene of the grey eyes.'    Phemios entertains the suitors  Engraving and etching on paper  John Flaxman  1805  Tate Gallery

'A herald put the beautifully wrought lyre in the hands of Phemios, who sang for the suitors, because they made him. He played his lyre and struck up a fine song. Meanwhile Telemachos talked to Athene of the grey eyes.' Phemios entertains the suitors Engraving and etching on paper John Flaxman 1805 Tate Gallery

Telemachos, accompanied by Athene disguised as Mentor, searches for his father  Engraving and etching on paper  John Flaxman  1805  Tate Gallery

Telemachos, accompanied by Athene disguised as Mentor, searches for his father Engraving and etching on paper John Flaxman 1805 Tate Gallery

The Odyssey of Homer - The Sirens - JOHN FLAXMAN (BRITISH, 1755–1826)

Divine Sorcery: Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel

1857 JOHN FLAXMAN STEEL ENGRAVING DANTE'S INFERNO THE VALE OF DISEASE #Expressionism

1857 john flaxman steel engraving dante's inferno the vale of disease

1857 JOHN FLAXMAN STEEL ENGRAVING DANTE'S INFERNO THE VALE OF DISEASE #Expressionism

Engravings based upon Homer's Illiad 1793. The Iliad of Homer / engraved by Thomas Piroli, from the ; from the composition of John Flaxman, sculptor

Engravings based upon Homer's Illiad The Iliad of Homer / engraved by Thomas Piroli, from the ; from the composition of John Flaxman, sculptor

John Flaxman, Compositions From the Works Days and Theogony of Hesiod, copy 1, 1817 (Collection of Robert N. Essick): electronic edition

John Flaxman, Compositions From the Works Days and Theogony of Hesiod, copy 1817 (Collection of Robert N.

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