The Legends of Troy in Art and Literature

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GENERAL INDEX
Works of art, literature, and music mentioned in Introduction and text, as well as non-mythological personages and places are included here. Dates will be found in the Chronological Appendices, Works of Literature and Music, pp. 217-231; Works of Art, pp. 232-253.Characters and works listed only in the Appendices are not indexed in detail. Notes are indexed only when they contain important material not otherwise given.
Abbate, Niccolo dell', Italian painter, 245
Accius, Latin dramatist, 221
Aelian, Latin author and philosopher, 223
Aeneid, Latin epic by Vergil, XII,XVII,221
theme of, 182
on the Trojan Horse, Laocoön, fall of Troy, 111ff.
on destiny of Rome, 182
Aeneas' ships storm-tossed, 184f.
meeting of Dido and Aeneas, 187
Dido and Aeneas feast, 188
Venus wills that Dido shall love Aeneas, 188
Dido asks Aeneas to tell her of the war, 188
fall of Troy described by Aeneas, 112,114,124, 188f.
flight of Aeneas and Anchises, 192f.
Trojans told to seek Italy, 195f.
the Harpies' prophecy, 195,211
the Trojans visit Andromache and Helenus, 130, 196
the land of the Cyclopes, the Trojans sight Italy, 196
Anchises dies, 196
Dido confides her love to her sister Anna, 196
Juno proposes marriage of Dido and Aeneas, 196
Dido and Aeneas ride to hunt, 196f.
take shelter from a storm and avow their love, 196
Mercury bids Aeneas leave Dido, 200
Aeneas says farewell, 200
Dido watches Aeneas make ready to depart, 200
Dido prepares her funeral pyre, 200
death of Dido, 201f.
Trojan women fire the ships in Sicily, 204
death of Palinurus, 204
Aeneas approaches the Sibyl and the Under- world, 204
Aeneas and the Sibyl in the Underworld, 205f.
Anchises reveals Rome's future to Aeneas, 206
Legend of Romulus and Remus, 208f.
Aeneas arrives in Latium, 211
Evander shows Aeneas the site of Rome, 211
Venus presents arms to Aeneas, 212
shield of Aeneas, 77,213
war with Turnus, 211f.
death of Pallas, 214
death of Turnus, 215
Aeschylus, Greek dramatist, X,220
Agamemnon, tells of that hero's death, 132
the Oresteia (Agamemnon, Choephori, and Eumenides), 135
Aethiopis, Greek cyclic epic ascribed to Arctinus, X, 219
Penthesilea aids the Trojans, 96
Achilles kills Penthesilea, 96f.
Memnon aids the Trojans, 99
death of Achilles and rescue of his body, 99
Achilles transported to the White Island, 99
quarrel over arms of Achilles, 104
suicide of Ajax, 104
Alba Longa, city founded by Ascanius, 182,203
Albani, Francesco, Italian painter, 246
Albertini, on Roman wolf, 210
Albricus, medieval mythographer, 224
Alcaeus, Greek poet, 220
Alexander the Great,
one of the Nine Heroes, 63
influence of Alexander romances on those of Troy, 116
Allegrini, Francesco, Italian painter, 247
Allston, Washington, American painter, 251
Amigoni, Jacopo, Italian painter, 249
Antheil, George, American composer, 231
Anthenion, Greek painter, 234
Antiphanes, Greek sculptor, 234
Antiphilus, Greek painter, 234
Apollodorus, Greek painter, 233
Apollodorus, Greek scholar, X,222
on Achilles killing Tenes, 49
on Achilles' death wound in the ankle, 99
on Achilles and Medea in Isles of the Blest, 99f.
on Aeneas saving Anchises, 190
Apollonio di Giovanni ( Master of the Vergil Codex), 241
Pyrrhus killing Priam, MS illus. in Aeneid, 124
Neptune stilling the tempest, cassone panel, 185f.
Meeting of Dido and Aeneas, MS illus. as above, 187
Dido and Aeneas feasting, MS illus. as above, 188

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Introduction ix
  • Before the Iliad 1
  • The Iliad 55
  • The Fall of Troy 95
  • The Oresteia 131
  • The Odyssey 141
  • The Aeneid 181
  • Appendices - A Partial List of Works of Literature and Music And A Selection of Works of Art 217
  • Notes 255
  • List of Plates 279
  • Index of Mythological Personages And Places 287
  • General Index 295
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