Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Achilles
With other figures
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad Book XXI: Achilles fights with the river Scamandrusvv. 324-327: Scamandrus (Xanthus) and Simois try to drown Achilles
MAGIC & SCIENCE
The Elements
IndividualWater
CyclesCycles of fourAs separate allegories or personificationsParis, Louvre, Rotonde d'Apollon (Blondel and Couder, 1819)
Further details
Achilles nearly drowned by Scamander and Simoeis
ARTIST/CREATOR
Couder, Auguste (1790-1873)
DATE
1819
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre (inv. 3379)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: Ian Jones
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RELATIONS
Louvre
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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