Achilles’ Head Bursts Into Flame by Kathleen Vail

Achilles' Head Bursts Into Flame. [Iliad 18.204-214] By K. Vail. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Achilles’ Head Bursts Into Flame by Kathleen Vail.
This is a composite image of fire and the Dying Achilles, a statue by Ernst Herter at the Achilleion Palace in Corfu, Greece. The image represents the climactic moment in Homer’s Iliad when Achilles’ head bursts into flame [Iliad 18.204-214].

 
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