Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
Various activitiesShooting an arrow
Historia Troiana
Cycles Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Gr. 1626 (Iliad for Cardinal Francesco Gonzaga)
The War of Troy Main episodes Achilles and Agamemnon clash over BriseisBriseis led away from Achilles
The War of Troy Main episodes Agamemnon and ChryseisChryses's offer of ransom for Chryseis rejected
The War of Troy Main episodes Agamemnon and ChryseisApollo attacks the Greek ships
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Gr. 1626 (Gaspare da Padova, 1477)
HomerIliad Book I: Agamemnon has to return Chryseis to her father and takes instead Briseis, who had been promised to Achilles, causing his wrathCycles
HomerIliad Book I: Agamemnon has to return Chryseis to her father and takes instead Briseis, who had been promised to Achilles, causing his wrathvv. 11-32: Chryses offers ransom for his daughter Chryseis, but Agamemnon refuses to accept it
HomerIliad Book I: Agamemnon has to return Chryseis to her father and takes instead Briseis, who had been promised to Achilles, causing his wrathvv. 44-52: Moved by Chryses's prayer, Apollo sends the plague over the Greeks
HomerIliad Book I: Agamemnon has to return Chryseis to her father and takes instead Briseis, who had been promised to Achilles, causing his wrathvv. 334-348: At Achilles's command, Patroclus surrenders Briseis to Agamemnon's herolds
Further details
Chryses bringing a ransom for his daughter; Apollo attacking the ships of the Greeks; the Greeks conferring
ARTIST/CREATOR
da Padova, Gaspare (Gaspare Romano) (active late 15th century) (attributed)
DATE
1477
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. gr. 1626, fol. 2r (Book I)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
HomerIliad. In Latin and Greek (copied by Giovanni Rossi and Bartolomeo Sanvito), 1477 (Book I)
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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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