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Circe and the swine. Illustration by N. C. Wyeth from “The Odyssey of Homer” (1929)

Wyeth - Circe and the Swine Circe and the Swine oil on canvas illustration from: Palmer, George Herbert, trans., The Odyssey of Homer.

Johann Heinrich Füssli d. J., Teiresias erscheint Odysseus beim Totenopfer, 1780-85 © Albertina, Wien

Henry Fuseli Tiresias appears to Ulysses during the sacrificing

Odysseus and the Sirens

Even thought they were often presented as flying creatures, Greek myth of water…

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Apollo is known by many names such as the god who punishes and destroys the wicked and overbearing, the god who affords help and wards off evil, the god who protects the flock and cattle, and the god of prophecy.

gustave moreau les sirenes

odysseus sirens moreau Gustave Moreau - Les sirènes (via : musée moreau)

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Corrierino e Giornalino: Odissea (canto 1)

Corrierino e Giornalino: Odissea (canto 1)

Ulisse e Scilla e mitologia greca, legno inciso, avvalendosi del 1880 illustrazione royalty-free

Ulysses loses six of his companions by the Scylla. Scene from the...

A sea monster from The Oddyssey. Wheras the Scylla was on one side of a narrow body of water, another monster called the Charbydis was on th.

Ulysses Recognised by his Dog Argos. Jean Joseph Espercieux. French 1757-1840. marble. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

Ulysses recognized by his dog Argos-marble-attributed to French sculptor Jean-Joseph Espercieux

Dio del vento Eolo porta Ulysses la sventura, la mitologia greca, pubblicata 1880 illustrazione royalty-free

The Gift of the Wind God Aeolus brings Ulysses misfortune and he was...

The Gift of the Wind God Aeolus brings Ulysses misfortune and he was.

liebod05.jpg - liebod05: When Odysseus was sailing near the island of the Phaeacians, Poseidon wrecked his raft, and Odysseus found himself in the midst of mountainous waves with nothing in store for him except sudden death. It was then that the sea-goddess Leucothea assisted him saying: "Swim for your life to the Phaeacian coast .. Take this veil and wind it round your waist. With its divine protection you need not be afraid of injury or death." (Leucothea to Odysseus. Homer, Odyssey…

liebod05.jpg - liebod05: When Odysseus was sailing near the island of the Phaeacians, Poseidon wrecked his raft, and Odysseus found himself in the midst of mountainous waves with nothing in store for him except sudden death. It was then that the sea-goddess Leucothea assisted him saying: "Swim for your life to the Phaeacian coast .. Take this veil and wind it round your waist. With its divine protection you need not be afraid of injury or death." (Leucothea to Odysseus. Homer, Odyssey…

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