Skip to main content

Epic Collection

Background imageEpic Collection: Wolfram Von Eschenbach

Wolfram Von Eschenbach
Wolfram von Eschenbach, German epic poet, Bavarian by birth, author of Parzival, said to have inspired Wagners Parsifal

Background imageEpic Collection: Muses - Clio, Calliope

Muses - Clio, Calliope
Clio muse of history and Calliope muse of epic poetry

Background imageEpic Collection: Homer (c. 8th century). Greek epic poet. Bust. Copy of an ori

Homer (c. 8th century). Greek epic poet. Bust. Copy of an ori
Homer (c.8th century). Greek epic poet. Bust. Copy of an original from 2nd century BC. Capitoline Museums, Rome, Italy. Rome. Italy

Background imageEpic Collection: Knight with Eagle Crest

Knight with Eagle Crest
Hartmann von Aue, German epic poet and minnesinger, died between 1210 and 1220. Famous for the epic poems Erec, Iwein, Gregorius and Der Arme Heinrich

Background imageEpic Collection: John Martin, The Triumph of Mordecai

John Martin, The Triumph of Mordecai - scene from the Old Testament Book of Esther. circa 1830s

Background imageEpic Collection: Fragment from the Nibelungenhandschrift

Fragment from the Nibelungenhandschrift
A fragment from the Nibelungenhandschrift, describing the betrayal by Sigfrid (Siegfried) of his love. Date: 14th century

Background imageEpic Collection: BEN-HUR (NOVARRO)

BEN-HUR (NOVARRO)
Arguably the greatest of Hollywoods silent epics, Fred Niblos 4 million dollar film stars Ramon Novarro in the title role, Francis X Bushman as Messala. Date: 1925

Background imageEpic Collection: Grave effigy of Berthold VI von Henneberg, died 1330

Grave effigy of Berthold VI von Henneberg, died 1330
Grave effigy of Berthold VI von Henneberg, Prior of the Order of Saint John or Johanniter-Ordens, died 1330. Chromolithograph from Hefner-Altenecks Costumes

Background imageEpic Collection: 1704 Gemelli Map of the Aztec Migration

1704 Gemelli Map of the Aztec Migration
1704 Gemelli Map - According to legend on exactly May 24, 1065 CE, the Mexica (Aztec) began an epic migration from their ancestral homeland, Aztlan

Background imageEpic Collection: Statue Of Ossian

Statue Of Ossian
A sketched design for a statue portraying Ossian, the narrator of a cycle of epic poems by Scottish poet James Macpherson, he is standing on an elevated rock

Background imageEpic Collection: Virginal, or Dietrich's Erste Ausfahrt (Fragment)

Virginal, or Dietrich's Erste Ausfahrt (Fragment)
Fragment of a bifolium from the Virginal or Dietrich's Erste Ausfahrt (Dietrich's First Departure), parchment. An epic poem from the Dietrich cycle

Background imageEpic Collection: A scene from the film 'Ulysses', directed by Mario Camerini and starring Kirk Douglas in the title

A scene from the film "Ulysses", directed by Mario Camerini and starring Kirk Douglas in the title role. Here, Ulysses and his crew are disembarking on the island of the Cyclops Polythemus

Background imageEpic Collection: Nibelungenlied. Kriemhild requiring the proof of the coffin

Nibelungenlied. Kriemhild requiring the proof of the coffin
Nibelungenlied. Anonymous epic poem. 13th century. Scene depicting Kriemhild requiring the proof of the coffin. Engraving by A. Closs. Germania, 1882. Colored

Background imageEpic Collection: Divine Comedy. Fifth Canto of the Purgatory. Dante talks wit

Divine Comedy. Fifth Canto of the Purgatory. Dante talks wit
Divine Comedy. Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321. Dante talks with Pia dei Tolomei, one of the three people who died violently. Engraving by Gustave Dore. Colored

Background imageEpic Collection: Cartoon, Sin, Death, and the Devil

Cartoon, Sin, Death, and the Devil, Vide Milton, by James Gillray. A parody of a scene from John Milton's epic poem, Paradise Lost, showing Prime Minister William Pitt (left) as Death

Background imageEpic Collection: Spanish Civil War. 7 de noviembre Honor a los

Spanish Civil War. 7 de noviembre Honor a los que cayeron en las epopeyicas jornadas de la defensa de Madrid! ( 7th November: Honor to those who died in the epic fights in Madrid!)

Background imageEpic Collection: French knights and ladies in front of a castle, 14th century

French knights and ladies in front of a castle, 14th century. From an illuminated manuscript of the epic poem Les Voeux du Paon by Jacques de Longuyon

Background imageEpic Collection: Evangeline

Evangeline is an epic poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow published in 1847 which describes the separation of Evangeline and her beloved Gabriel during the expulsion of the Acadian community from Nova

Background imageEpic Collection: Knight of the Red Cross

Knight of the Red Cross
Red Cross Knight, a fictional character, is the protagonist of Book I of The Faerie Queene (1590), an epic poem by Edmund Spenser

Background imageEpic Collection: Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales -- The Squires Tale

Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales -- The Squires Tale, an unfinished (interrupted) story in the form of an epic romance about Genghis Khan (named here Cambuscan or Cambyuscan)

Background imageEpic Collection: Brazilian bearded monkey species and crested

Brazilian bearded monkey species and crested porcupine, Hystrix cristata. Le petit marmot siflant du Bresil, Cercopithecus barbatus, un porc epic d Afrique)

Background imageEpic Collection: Calliope, muse of epic poetry

Calliope, muse of epic poetry, holding a scroll and wearing a wreath of ivy. Copperplate engraving by Tommaso Piroli from his Antiquities of Herculaneum (Antichita di Ercolano), Rome, 1789

Background imageEpic Collection: Illustration, The Earthly Paradise, William Morris

Illustration, The Earthly Paradise, William Morris
Illustration, The Earthly Paradise, an epic poem by William Morris. The Three Graces title page for the 1890 edition. 1890

Background imageEpic Collection: Albanian Soldier and Rhapsodos

Albanian Soldier and Rhapsodos (Rhapsode or Bard, performer of epic poetry). 1832

Background imageEpic Collection: Gerusalemme Liberata (Jerusalem Delivered), 1581, by Torquat

Gerusalemme Liberata (Jerusalem Delivered), 1581, by Torquat
Torquato Tasso (1544-1595). Italian poet. Gerusalemme Liberata (Jerusalem Delivered), 1581. Epic poem. Chant I. Printed in Venice, 1788

Background imageEpic Collection: Reyer - Salammbo

Reyer - Salammbo
Reyers opera is based on the popular epic novel by Flaubert Date: first performed 1890

Background imageEpic Collection: ILIAD FRAGMENTS

ILIAD FRAGMENTS
Four fragments of the Iliad, depicting scenes from the epic and portions of a written text

Background imageEpic Collection: Fragment of the Lieder von Gudrun

Fragment of the Lieder von Gudrun
A fragment of the Lieder von Gudrun (Songs of Gudrun or Kudrun), a medieval German epic tale, made for the Emperor Maximilian I. Date: circa 1570

Background imageEpic Collection: Divine Comedy. Eigth Canto of Hell. Dante and Virgil cross t

Divine Comedy. Eigth Canto of Hell. Dante and Virgil cross t
Divine Comedy. Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321. Eigth Canto of Hell. Dante and Virgil cross the river Styx in the boat of Phlegyas

Background imageEpic Collection: Divine Comedy. The Eleventh Canto of Hell. Dante and Virgil

Divine Comedy. The Eleventh Canto of Hell. Dante and Virgil
Divine Comedy. Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321. The Eleventh Canto of Hell. Dante and Virgil in the tomb of Pope Anastasius. Engraving by Gustave Dore. Colored

Background imageEpic Collection: Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri. 14th C. Engraving by Gusta

Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri. 14th C. Engraving by Gusta
Divine Comedy. Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) between 1308 and his death in 1321. Paradiso Canto III. Piccarda Donati and souls whose vows had been broken

Background imageEpic Collection: Satan tempts Eve in the dream. Paradise Lost by John Milton

Satan tempts Eve in the dream. Paradise Lost by John Milton
John Milton (1608-1674). British poet. Paradise Lost. 1658-1667. Satan tempts Eve in the dream. Engraving of John Martin (1789-1854). Colored

Background imageEpic Collection: Eve gives Adam the forbidden fruit. Paradise Lost by John Mi

Eve gives Adam the forbidden fruit. Paradise Lost by John Mi
John Milton (1608-1674). British poet. Paradise Lost. 1658-1667. Eve gives Adam the forbidden fruit. Engraving of John Martin (1789-1854). Colored

Background imageEpic Collection: Ludovico Ariosto (1474 1533) Italian poet. Orlando Furio

Ludovico Ariosto (1474 1533) Italian poet. Orlando Furio
Ludovico Ariosto (1474 1533) was an Italian poet. He is best known as the author of the romance epic Orlando Furioso (1516). Book cover Orlando Furioso, edited in Lyon (Lugdunum), 1556

Background imageEpic Collection: Homer (8th Century B. C. ). Greek epic poet. Portrait in the F

Homer (8th Century B. C. ). Greek epic poet. Portrait in the F
Homer (8th Century B.C.). Greek epic poet. Portrait in the Frontispiece and cover of the Complete Works. Volume First. The Iliad. Set in the Trojan War. Amsterdam, 1743. Colored engraving

Background imageEpic Collection: Pedro de Valdivia (ca. 1500- 1553). Spanish conquistador. La

Pedro de Valdivia (ca. 1500- 1553). Spanish conquistador. La
Pedro de Valdivia (ca. 1500- 1553). Spanish conquistador and the first royal governor of Chile. Landing of Pedro de Valdivia on the coast of Arauco (Chile). Colored engraving

Background imageEpic Collection: Divine Comedy. Paradise. XXI Canto. Dante ascends with Beatr

Divine Comedy. Paradise. XXI Canto. Dante ascends with Beatr
Divine Comedy. Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321. Paradise. XXI Canto. Dante ascends with Beatrice to the seventh heaven

Background imageEpic Collection: Divine Comedy. Paradise. Eight Canto. Charles Martel address

Divine Comedy. Paradise. Eight Canto. Charles Martel address
Divine Comedy. Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321. Paradise. Eight Canto. Charles Martel addresses Dante and Beatrice. Engraving by Gustave Dore. Colored

Background imageEpic Collection: Divine Comedy. Twelfth Canto of Hell. Dante and Virgil befor

Divine Comedy. Twelfth Canto of Hell. Dante and Virgil befor
Divine Comedy. Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321. Twelfth Canto of Hell. Dante and Virgil before the opprobrium of Crete. Engraving by Gustave Dore. Colored

Background imageEpic Collection: Divine Comedy. Journey of Dante through the Hell, guided by

Divine Comedy. Journey of Dante through the Hell, guided by
Divine Comedy. Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321. Journey of Dante through the Hell, guided by the Roman poet Virgil. Engraving by Gustave Dore. Colored

Background imageEpic Collection: Paradise Lost by John Milton (1608-1674)

Paradise Lost by John Milton (1608-1674)
John Milton (1608-1674). English poet. Paradise Lost, 1667. Title cover of an edition printed in London, 1727. Library of Catalonia. Barcelona. Spain

Background imageEpic Collection: Germanic bards. Colored engraving

Germanic bards. Colored engraving
Bard. Among the ancient Celts, a poet who composed panegyrics and songs of war, but then went on to describe the heroic or lyric poet of any age or country. Germanic bards. Colored engraving

Background imageEpic Collection: Lucan / Roman Poet

Lucan / Roman Poet
MARCUS ANNAEUS LUCANUS Roman poet. His sole extant work is the epic " Pharsalia" about the civil war between Caesar and Pompey. Date: 39 - 65

Background imageEpic Collection: Circa turning men into beasts

Circa turning men into beasts
Circe, a powerful magician and daughter of the Sun, turns men into beasts, as described in Homers epic poem, The Odyssey. Date: BCE

Background imageEpic Collection: Maison Lyons Corner House - Marble Arch, London - Interior

Maison Lyons Corner House - Marble Arch, London - Interior
Quote from The Kalevala (Kalewala) a 19th-century work of epic poetry compiled by Elias Lonnrot from Karelian and Finnish oral folklore and mythology

Background imageEpic Collection: The Epic of Arnhem, WW2

The Epic of Arnhem, WW2
The Epic of Arnhem, where the First Airborne Division saw action during the Second World War. Showing how the newcomers at Arnhem were welcomed as they landed by parachute. Date: 1944

Background imageEpic Collection: AUBERT, David (15th c. ). Chroniques et conquestes

AUBERT, David (15th c. ). Chroniques et conquestes
AUBERT, David (15th c.). Chroniques et conquestes de Charlemaine. 1458. Ms. 5089. Folio 167V. Battle of Charlemagne against the Saracen king Agolant and his son Helmont in Calabria

Background imageEpic Collection: Muhammad and the Meccans. Otoman manuscript, 16th c

Muhammad and the Meccans. Otoman manuscript, 16th c
Muhammad and the Meccans at Medina. Miniature from the Siyer-i Nebi (Life of the Prophet) Turkish epic about the life of Muhammad, written ca. 1388 by Mustafa, son of Yusuf of Erzurum



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping