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3: Homer, The Odyssey and Virgil, The Aeneid

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    Thumbnail: Ancient mosaic of the Roman villa of La Olmeda in Pedrosa de la Vega (Palencia, Castile and León, Spain), depicting Odysseus (Ulises), late 4th-5th centuries AD. This is a close-up detail of a larger scene from the Iliad depicting Odysseus discovering Achilles as he is cross-dressed and fawned over by a group of adoring princesses at Skyros. Image used with permission (CC BY-SA 3.0; Valdavia).


    3: Homer, The Odyssey and Virgil, The Aeneid is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Theodore L. Steinberg.

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