Frontispiece of Letter I of Ovid's Heroides  a letter from Penelope to Ulysses.

Frontispiece of Letter I of Ovid's Heroides a letter from Penelope to Ulysses.

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At the top Ulysses takes his leave of Penelope and their son Telemachus. His fleet is wrecked in a storm. In the middle he comes twenty year later and kills the suitors of his wife Penelope while she is weaving. At hte bottom Penelope recognizes and welcomes her husband before the eyes of his father Laertes his son Telemachus and others.

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Frontispiece of Letter I of Ovid's Heroides a letter from Penelope to Ulysses.
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0010076022

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Frontispiece of Letter I of Ovid's Heroides a letter from Penelope to Ulysses.
Photo number
0010076022
Frontispiece of Letter I of Ovid's Heroides a letter from Penelope to Ulysses.
Photo number
0010076022

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