Sunday, November 21, 2010

Myths and Legends: Polyxena at the Well

Polyxena at the Well. To find out more about Achilles and Polyxena, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source.

Polyxena was the youngest daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. Achilles discovered her drawing water at a well and fell in love with her. Here is another depiction of Polyxena and Achilles at the well.

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