Ulysses and the Sirens. Apostles, committing to them, as the official representatives ofthe Church, his Gospel and his Law; or receiving the homageof saints and martyrs who come to lay their crowns before him.These themes belong properly to the decoration of the basilicas,and they will be studied more particularly under the head of mo-. FiG. 89. — Lid of a sarcophagus. Fourth century. The.