The rape of Cassandra by Ajax in Greek mythology, painting by Solomon Joseph Solomon.
MYTHS & ANCIENT HISTORY
Oh my word. How did I not see this after reading The Iliad for high school?!
For My Sissy
Tumblr taught you that history jokes are everywhere . Pinning to retell the Ajax thing when teaching Greek mythology. Must clean it up a bit first...
Ajax taking Cassandra, tondo of a red-figure kylix by the Kodros Painter, c. 440-430 BC, Louvre
Mythology on Greek ( or Etruscan ) Pottery
The suicide of Ajax the Great. Etrurian red-figured calyx-krater, ca. 400–350 BC. Said to be from Vulci.
Ajax and Cassandra. 1806. Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein. German. 1751-1829. oil on canvas.
Fairytales, Fables and Creatures of all kinds....
Revolver (Wizened Soldier) - Summer Court Crimsom Knight, Bloods Memver and Employee at the Moving Sands Junkyard
Summer Court (Changeling - The Lost)
Ceramic black-figure oil flask (lekythos) with Achilles, Ajax and Athena. Greek. Archaic Period, c. 500 B.C. | The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston