Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesPrints by Flaxman and copies after them ((1793-1805)Additional images in the second edition (1805)
HomerIliad Book I: Agamemnon has to return Chryseis to her father and takes instead Briseis, who had been promised to Achilles, causing his wrathvv.500-527:Thetis begs Jupiter to grant the Trojans victories until Briseis is returned to Achilles, he grants it
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac TaurusSingle figureBull cut in half
Constellations Zodiac GeminiSingle figureNude
Constellations Zodiac CancerSingle figureResembling a crab
Constellations Zodiac LeoSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac CyclesPartial cycles
Constellations Southern hemisphereHydraWith Crater and Corvus
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Parker, James (1750-1805) after Flaxman, John (1755-1826)
DATE
1805
LOCATION
London, Warburg Institute
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
HomerIliad of Homer engraved from the compositions of John Flaxman, R.A., London, 1870, plate 5 (To be inserted after pl. 2 of the first edition)
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RELATIONS
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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