PENELOPE’S EVERLASTING SHROUD

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Max Klinger: Penelope weaving a shroud for Laertes

Penelope was Ulysses’ faithful wife,¬†who¬†waited patiently for his return from the Trojan War during twenty long years. Meanwhile, she was forced to deal with a bunch of opportunistic suitors who came from different regions of Ithaca aiming to become the next king of the island.

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