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Title
Odysseus killing the suitors.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Book illustrations -- Homer -- Odyssey

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON 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
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ecc80ef0-c5bd-012f-46b7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Odysseus killing the suitors." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fab-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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.