Famed for his courage, intelligence, and leadership, Odysseus (Roman name: Ulysses) was one of the great pan-Hellenic heroes...
A 2nd century CE Roman statuette of the Greek hero Odysseus. Here he holds a cup of wine in offering to the Cyclops Polyphemus...
Odysseus & the Sirens
Roman mosaic from the 2nd century CE depicting Odysseus and the Sirens. Displayed in the Bardo Museum in Tunisia.
Odysseus and the Sirens
An Attic red-figure stamnos from Vulci c. 480-450 BCE depicting the myth of Odysseus tied to his ship's mast in order...
Odysseus Blinding the Cyclops
A polychrome Krater fragment (mid 7th century BCE) depicting the blinding of the Cyclops Polyphemus, one of Odysseus'...
Homer's Odyssey is an epic poem written in the 8th century BCE which describes the long voyage home of the Greek...
Orestes & Electra
A marble representation of Orestes and Electra, the children of Agamemnon from Greek mythology. They stand before the...
Orestes Pursued by a Fury
A red-figure vase depicting Orestes being pursued by one of the Furies at Delphi after he murdered his mother Clytemnestra...
Orpheus is a figure from ancient Greek mythology, most famous for his virtuoso ability in playing the lyre or kithara...
A detail from an Apulian red-figure bell krater by the Pronomos Painter. First quarter of the 4th century BCE. Depicted...