APHRODITE Carrying Aeneas, is Wounded by DIOMEDES. "But once he caught her, stalking her through the onslaught, gallant [Diomedes] rushed her, lunging out, thrusting his sharp spear at her soft, limp wrist and the brazen point went slashing through her flesh..." - Homer's Iliad, Book 5 (Peter Connolly/Robert Fagles/user: Aethon)
A painting of Achilles in battle. This painting is by Giuseppe Rava and was completed in It was originally done with the gouache technique. Achilles is shown here as the clear victor of the fight. He is strong, brave and a masterful warrior.