William Morris Archive

Scenes from the Fall of Troy


Bibliographic Citation

William Morris, “Scenes from the Fall of Troy,” William Morris Archive, accessed October 17, 2021, https://morrisarchive.lib.uiowa.edu/items/show/2536.

Title

Scenes from the Fall of Troy

Alternative Title

Early Poems

Creator

William Morris

Date

late 1850s

Publisher

British Library Add MS 45,321

Subject

Classical World
Homeric Epic
Troy

Extent

ff. 1-66

Type

Dramatic Poem

Table Of Contents

"Helen Arming Paris," ff. 1–16
"Defiance of the Greeks," ff. 16–34
"Hector's Last Battle," ff.34–38
"Hector Brought Dead to Troy," ff.38–41
"Helen's Chamber," ff. 41–45
"Helen's Chamber" [second version], ff. 45–50
"Achilles' Love-Letter," ff.50–55
"The Descent from the Wooden Horse," ff.56–59
"Helen and Menlaus," ff. 59–66

Format

autograph manuscript fragment
mixed blue and white paper

Identifier

45321