Alice in Wonderland
Grimm's Fairy Tales
Cover of the 61st edition.
The Little Meraid
The little mermaid sits on a rock and gazes at the lights of the distant town
The little mermaid watches a ship (Hans Christian Andersen) Date:
MERMAID GAZES AT PRINCE.
The little mermaid watches the prince.
Hiawatha goes fishing in his canoe; "'Take my bait, O king of fishes!'".
Hiawatha mourns the death of Minnehaha: "Seven long days & nights he sat there."
A portrait of Hiawatha.
Hiawatha's departure: Hiawatha sails Westward into the sunset.
KNIGHT'S TALE, JOUST
Palamon desireth to slay his foe Arcite
PILGRIMS SET OUT
The Pilgrims set out
The pilgrims who narrated Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales', a cross-section of the population, depicted in clothing suitable for an excursion in April
ERIS BRINGS DISCORD
Zeus sends Eris, with the Torch of Discord, to stir up enmity between the Greeks and Trojans and make them eager to kill one another
DIOMEDES AND MINERVA
Athena/Minerva advises DIOMEDES - who has just slain Rhesus - to rejoin the Greeks
HECTOR HURLS BOULDER
Hector, Trojan hero, heaves a huge boulder at the Greek camp
Patroclus, when his friend Achilles refuses to fight, dons his armour and goes into battle, only to be slain by Hector
Aphrodite is wounded by Diomedes (even the gods are not invulnerable !)
Agamemnon slaying the two sons of Antenor.
Agamemnon is deluded by a vision appearing under the form of Nestor.
As presented by Jean Racine in his play 'IPHIGENIE EN AULIDE'
Sarpedon's corpse carried away by Sleep and Death