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Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of HectorAchilles kills Hector as he strips the slain Polybetes of his armour
The War of Troy Main episodes Troilus and CressidaDiomedes falls in love with Cressida
The War of Troy Battles
LITERATURE
Modern
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book CyclesManchester, John Rylands Library, English MS 1 (Mid-15th century)Book III
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book Book IIIvv. 4815-4888: Diomedes falls in love with Cressida
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book Book IIIvv. 5204-5422: Death of Margariton and then of Hector
Further details
In Lydgate, Hector is murdered by Achilles while he despoils a fallen Greek from his armour - the fight between Paris and Diomedes shown here does not seem to occur in the text
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Manchester, John Rylands Library → English MS 1, fol. 106v
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Rylands-Warburg Project, Pilot
Acknowledgements
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