The Iliad's Characters

Mrs. Crampton

Eris, goddess of DISCORD

Helen

“Leda and the Swan” by Sansovino “Leda and the Swan” by Leonardo DaVinci

“Helen” by Gustave Moreau

“Helen” by Dante Gabrielle Rosetti

PARIS
"Paris and Helen" by Jacque Louis David

"The Abduction of Helen by Paris" by Gavin Hamilton

Paris
"The Death of Achilles" by Ruebens

Death of Achilles by Paris with the help of Apollo (Greek Urn)

Priam
"Priam pleading with Achilles for the body of Hector" by Alexander Ivanor

"Priam at the feet of Achilles" by Joseph Wenckers

Agamemnon
Agamemnon listens to Cryseis plead for his daughter’s return (Greek urn)

“Ambassadors to Achilles” by Jean Auguste-Dominique Ingres

Iphigenia
"The Wrath of Achilles" by Jacque Louis David

"Iphigenia" by Giovanni Battista Tiepalo

Iphigenia is saved from her own sacrifice by Artemis

Odysseus
“Achilles with Lycomedes” by Poussin

“Achilles among the daughters of Lycomedes” by Poussin

Odysseus

Menelaus

Menelaus fighting Paris (Greek urn)

“Helen watching Menelaus and Paris fighting” by Fortunino Matania

Menelaus

“Menelaus and Patroclus” (Hellenistic sculpture)

Patroclus
“Achilles mourning the death of Patroclus” by Gavin Hamilton

“Achilles lamenting Patroclus” by Nicholas Gay

Hector

"Triumph of Achilles in Corfu Achilleion"

Cassandra Ajax (lesser)

”Cassandra” by Evelyn De Morgan

"Ajax and Cassandra" by Solomon

Ajax, The Greater

"Flora's Realm" by Nicolas Poussin

“Suicide of Ajax” (Ancient Greek pottery)

Clytemnestra
"The Murder of Agamemnon" by Pierre-Narcisse Guerin

"Clytemnestra" by John Collier 1882

Ajax, the Greater

Aeneus

“Aeneus flees Troy” by Pompeo Girolamo Batoni

"Aeneus flees burning Troy" by Frederico Barrocci

Achilles

"Triumph of Achilles in Corfu Achilleion”

Death of Achilles by Paris with the help of Apollo

"The Death of Achilles" by Ruebens

"Priam pleading with Achilles for the body of Hector" by Alexander Ivanor

"Priam at the feet of Achilles" by Joseph Wenckers