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Odysseus killing the suitors.

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1624300
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Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Book illustrations -- Homer -- Odyssey

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BOOK-Hom-O
Shelf locator: PC-WON OX BOOK-Hom-O
Topics
Homer. Odyssey
Revenge
Furniture, Ancient
Hiding
Bow and arrow -- To 499
Penelope (Greek mythology)
Greeks -- Clothing & dress -- To 499
Odysseus (Greek mythology)
Notes
Source note : From

Content: 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.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 24 x 55 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: ecc80ef0-c5bd-012f-46b7-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Odysseus killing the suitors." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fab-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Odysseus killing the suitors." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fab-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Odysseus killing the suitors. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fab-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Odysseus killing the suitors.