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LITERATURE
Ancient
→ Homer → Odyssey → 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
Corinthian
2nd quarter 6th century BC
Edinburgh Painter
4th quarter 6th century BC-1st quarter 5th century BC
Siren Painter
circa 480 BC -470 BC
Siren Painter
circa 480 BC -470 BC
Etruscan
2nd half 2nd century BC
Ancient Roman
1st century BC
Ancient Roman
2nd century-3rd century
Ancient Roman
3rd century
Ancient Roman
3rd century
Ancient Roman
3rd century
Herrad, fol. 221r
1149-1195
Herrad, fol. 221r
1149-1195
Herrad, fol. 221v
1149-1195
Paris,
Bibliothèque nationale de France
fr. 782, fol. 197r
14th century
Vienna,
Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
Cod. 2571, fol. 179v
1315-1325
Munich,
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Clm 61, fol. 186v
15th century
London, Wellcome Library
49, fol. 56v
circa 1420
Apollonio di Giovanni
circa 1435 -1445
Apollonio di Giovanni, No. 2
mid 15th century
Apollonio di Giovanni
circa 1480
Pinturicchio
1509
Berlin,
Kupferstichkabinett
79 D 1, fol. 16r
1546-1570
Berlin, Staatsbibliothek
lat. fol. 61, fol. 275v
1550-1555
Brussels, No. 7
circa 1550 -1560
Primaticcio, No. 26
mid 16th century-2nd half 16th century
Cartaro
2nd half 16th century-1st quarter 17th century
Van den Vondel, No. 52
1579
Carracci
1595-1597
Van Thulden, No. 26
1633
De Lairesse
2nd half 17th century-early 18th century
Marolles, plate 32
1655
Camassei
1678
Van den Hecke, No. 7
late 17th century
Gronovius, plate 7 (illustration in the explanatory text for this plate)
1698
Gronovius, plate 7
1698
Bellori, p. 94
1702
Kent
1723-1727
Broccetti
1723
Odyssey of Homer engraved from the compositions of Iohn Flaxman R.A., plate 19 (To be inserted after pl. 14 of the first edition)
circa 1805
Etty
1836
Preller, No. 4a
1868
Draper
1909