Posts Tagged by shield of Ajax
|March 10, 2016||Filled under Connections for Further Study, Featured||
The Homeric Iliad showcases ‘shields’ as an important part of suiting up for battles, as part of the spoils of war and as examples of fine craftsmanship. Shields are made of gold, bronze, cowhides or some combination of all three.
They are handed down as souvenirs or forcefully taken as war prizes. Read more…