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GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Cycles Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Gr. 1626 (Iliad for Cardinal Francesco Gonzaga)
Events before the Trojan War The Greeks travel to Troy Warriors and fleets
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Gr. 1626 (Gaspare da Padova, 1477)
HomerIliad Book II: Agamemnon tests the spirit of the Greek by suggesting them to return, but eventually they go into battlevv. 17-36: The dream, disguised as Nestor, instructs Agamemnon to go into battle
HomerIliad Book II: Agamemnon tests the spirit of the Greek by suggesting them to return, but eventually they go into battlevv. 110-141: Agamemnon tests the Greeks by telling them that their effort is worthless and that they should return home
HomerIliad Book II: Agamemnon tests the spirit of the Greek by suggesting them to return, but eventually they go into battlevv. 484-779: Catalogue of ships
Further details
Agamemnon's dream; Agamemnon addressing the Greeks; the Greek fleet
ARTIST/CREATOR
da Padova, Gaspare (Gaspare Romano) (active late 15th century) (attributed)
DATE
1477
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. gr. 1626, fol. 17v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
HomerIliad. In Latin and Greek (copied by Giovanni Rossi and Bartolomeo Sanvito), 1477
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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