John Flaxman, illustrations of Homer's Odyssey found in L'Odyssee d'Homere gravee par Reveil d'apres les compositions de John Flaxman (Paris, 1835)
 


Flaxman's Odyssey

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1. "Zeus consults with Hermes and Athena."

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2. "Athena heads for Ithaca to advise Telemachus to seek in Pylos and Sparta news of his father."

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3. "In the presence of Penelope's suitors Phemios sings about the return of the Greeks."

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4. "The suitors discover Penelope's ruse for avoiding their persecutions."

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5. "Athena in the guise of Mentor and Telemachos arrive at Pylos where Old Nestor reigns."

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6. "Nestor realises the presence of Athena and makes sacrifice to that goddess."
 
 

7. "Athena in the form of Penelope's sister tells the queen of the return of her son Telemachus."

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8. "Athena, sent by Zeus, orders Calypso to release Odysseus whom she has held for seven years on her island."

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9. "Poseidon raises a storm which wrecks the raft of Odysseus; Leukothea gives her veil to the prince to keep him from drowning"

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10. "Nausikaa and her maids play ball after they have washed the linen they brought."

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11. "Nausikaa met Odysseus at the shore and leads him to the palace of her father Alcinoos."

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12. "Ulysses recounts his adventures from his departure from Ogygia to his arrival at Phaiacia."

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13. "Odysseus grieves at the story of the siege of Troy sung by blind Demodokos."

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14. "Odysseus gets the cyclops Polyphemos drunk."

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15. "Antiphates, king of the Lastrygonians, slaughters a great many of Odysseus's crew."

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16. "Odysseus, moved by the fate of his companions, implores Circe to return them to their original form."

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17. "Odysseus descends to the underworld at Circe's advice to consult the shade of Tiresias."

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Odysseus returns to Circe

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Sirens

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Scylla

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Apollo and Lampetia

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Phaiakians deliber Odysseus to Ithaka

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