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Odysseus and the lotus eaters
An adaptation of Homer's epic poem
Medium | Ancient greek epic poem

Summary

After the victory in Troy Odysseus begun his journey home to his wife and son. But the way home was not that easy. In one of his adventures he arrived at the land of the Lotus eaters.

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Summary

After the victory in Troy Odysseus begun his journey home to his wife and son. But the way home was not that easy. In one of his adventures he arrived at the land of the Lotus eaters.

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Greece

Louis Stanislas d’Arcy Delarochette, Greece, Archipelago and part of Anadoli, 1 January 1791

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Ulysses deriding Polyphemus, 1829

Theodoor van Thulden, Odysseus in het land van de lotuseters De werken van Odysseus, 1633

Theodoor van Thulden, Odysseus in het land van de Cyclopen De werken van Odysseus, 1632 – 1633

Theodoor van Thulden, Odysseus in het land van de Cyclopen De werken van Odysseus, 1632 – 1633

Nikosthenes, Red-Figure Kylix with Running Warriors, 495 BC

W. E. F. Britten, The Early Poems of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1901

W.Heath Robinson, Odysseus’ men in an unconscious state, Unknown

Edouard Manet, Plums, 1875/1885

Henryk Siemiradzki, Bucolic, 1890

Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Shipwreck, 1805

Theodoor van Thulden, Zephyrus blaast het schip van Odysseus vooruit De werken van Odysseus, Unknown

Theodoor van Thulden, Odysseus vecht met de Kikonen, 1632 – 1633

Claude Lorrain, Ulysses Returns Chryseis to her Father, 1644

Daniel van Heil, Brand van Antwerpen met het Paard van Troje, between 1627 and 1664

Franz von Matsch, Triumph of Achilles, Unknown

Abraham van Diepenbeeck, Vechtende Odysseus, 1890

Odysseus, seated between Eurylochos and Perimedes, consulting the shade of Tiresias, 380 BC

Antoine François Callet, Ulysses entering Troy, 1780

Unknown maker, Italian, Florentine School, Battle Before a Walled City, 15th century,

Joseph Wright of Derby, Penelope Unravelling Her Web by Lamp Light, 1785

Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, Odysseus und Penelope, 1802

A long time ago

Jacob Jordaens, The Golden Apple of Discord at the wedding of Peleus and Thetis, 1633

Ithaca

Ιακ. Ι. Θωμόπουλου, Map of Ithaca, 1908