|Pencilled page from Age of Bronze #34.|
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Those who know the story of the Trojan War might realize this page leads up to the episode of Helen meeting Achilles on the peak of Mount Ida. The earliest reference we have to this episode is in Proclus's summary of the Epic Cycle--near the end of the Kypria to be exact--which is probably from the middle of the first millenium BCE, maybe the sixth century, although no one knows for sure. Later authors treated it in more detail, but it's still one of the less well known parts of the Trojan War story.
It's part of Age of Bronze, of course, and this issue will present my version of Helen and Achilles meeting.
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