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Ajax Photos

Where's my leg? [Ajax the Great, 6th century BCE]

Hector Was a Good Guy
Sure he was a Trojan, but anybody who can live through a duel with me is cool in my book. [Ajax and Hector exchange gifts, 1591]

Carrying Achilles' Body
Yet another reason that I deserved his armor and not wussy Odysseus. [Ajax carrying the body of Achilles, Attic black-figure lekythos, ca. 510 BCE]

Yeah, I Was Bummed
Maybe I overreacted, but Odysseus DID NOT deserve Achilles' armor. [Sorrowful Ajax with Tecmessa and Eurysakes by Asmus Jakob Carstens, ca. 1791]

Bad Idea
Okay, maybe I seriously overreacted. [Realm of Flora detail of Ajax's suicide, by Nicolas Poussin, 1631]

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