"The Iliad and the Odyssey: The Heroic Story of the Trojan War and the Fabulous Adventures of Odysseus" (1956) illustrated by American artist & illustrator duo Alice (b.1918) & Martin Provensen (1916-1987). via my vintage book collection

"The Iliad and the Odyssey: The Heroic Story of the Trojan War and the Fabulous Adventures of Odysseus" (1956) illustrated by American artist & illustrator duo Alice (b.1918) & Martin Provensen (1916-1987). via my vintage book collection

The Iliad and the Odyssey: The Heroic Story of the Trojan War and the Fabulous Adventures of Odysseus - adapted from the Greek classics of Homer by Jane Werner Watson, illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen (1956).

The Iliad and the Odyssey: The Heroic Story of the Trojan War and the Fabulous Adventures of Odysseus - adapted from the Greek classics of Homer by Jane Werner Watson, illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen (1956).

Pitcher with scenes from the Trojan War, Roman, 1st century AD. Silver and gold. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des monnaies, médailles et antiques, Paris

Pitcher with scenes from the Trojan War, Roman, 1st century AD. Silver and gold. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des monnaies, médailles et antiques, Paris

Trojan horse - color by jacktzekov on deviantART. Tags: trojan horse, trojan war, aeneid,

Trojan horse - color by jacktzekov on deviantART. Tags: trojan horse, trojan war, aeneid,

Your beauty makes them weak. You could tear down cities with your smile, and you have.  Helen of Troy, of Sparta, of Paris, of Menelaus.  Helen of war, of blood, of death, of beauty.

Your beauty makes them weak. You could tear down cities with your smile, and you have. Helen of Troy, of Sparta, of Paris, of Menelaus. Helen of war, of blood, of death, of beauty.

The Trojan War depicted in Homer's Iliad may have been part of a larger clash of civilisations – one of which has so far gone unrecognised by modern historians

The Trojan War depicted in Homer's Iliad may have been part of a larger clash of civilisations – one of which has so far gone unrecognised by modern historians

Phobos and Deimos are the twin sons of Ares. They ride their fathers chariot into war spreading panic and fear among mortals in the battlefield. Because their mother is Aphrodite, goddess of love, the twins also represent the fear of loss. "Dark Trojan by GAVade.deviantart.com"

Phobos and Deimos are the twin sons of Ares. They ride their fathers chariot into war spreading panic and fear among mortals in the battlefield. Because their mother is Aphrodite, goddess of love, the twins also represent the fear of loss. "Dark Trojan by GAVade.deviantart.com"

Graph of how the Ithacan survivors of the Trojan War were all killed except for Odysseus.

Infographic: Death in The Odyssey

Graph of how the Ithacan survivors of the Trojan War were all killed except for Odysseus.

Helen of Troy., José Daniel Cabrera Peña & Rocío Espín Piñar

Helen of Troy., José Daniel Cabrera Peña & Rocío Espín Piñar

Alice and Martin Provensen - The Iliad and the Odyssey. Tags: trojan war, iliad, odyssey,

Alice and Martin Provensen - The Iliad and the Odyssey. Tags: trojan war, iliad, odyssey,

Pitcher with Scenes from the Trojan War, Roman, A.D. 1-100; silver and gold. Achilles dragging the body of Hector around the walls of Troy.

Pitcher with Scenes from the Trojan War, Roman, A.D. 1-100; silver and gold. Achilles dragging the body of Hector around the walls of Troy.

Probably the most genius plan I have ever had... Sneaking into Troy by faking surrender and offering up a "gift" of the wooden horse filled with Greek soldiers. Trojans never knew what hit them.

Engrossing Facts About the Trojan War That You Simply Shouldn't Miss

Probably the most genius plan I have ever had... Sneaking into Troy by faking surrender and offering up a "gift" of the wooden horse filled with Greek soldiers. Trojans never knew what hit them.

The scene of fight of the Trojan war.  Black-figure amphora. Chalcidice. Ascribed to the Inscription Painter. Clay. 550—540 B.C. Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria.

The scene of fight of the Trojan war. Black-figure amphora. Chalcidice. Ascribed to the Inscription Painter. Clay. 550—540 B.C. Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria.

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