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Death of Achilles Greek Amphora [Object of the Day #43]

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By: Ann Brownlee

Two stories from the epic cycle of poems devoted to the Trojan War appear on this Attic black-figure amphora.  The Iliad and the Odyssey are the only surviving works from the cycle, but we also know something of the other poems, which carry on the story of the Trojan War and its aftermath.  For example, […]

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