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GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Cycles Manuscripts Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 61
The Aftermath of the WarUlysses Ulysses encounters the Sirens
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book XII: Ulysses reports his adventures (Elpenor, Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis, Cattle of Sol)vv. 181-191: Ulysses (bound to the mast) and his companions (with their ears stuffed) pass the Sirens
Modern
Guido delle Colonne (Guido de Columna or de Columnis)Historia destructionis Troiae Cycles Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 61
Guido delle Colonne (Guido de Columna or de Columnis)Historia destructionis Troiae Book 33Ulysses recounts his encounter with the Sirens
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Augsburg
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Clm 61, fol. 186v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Guido delle ColonneHistoria Troiana
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RELATIONS
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
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