(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of PatroclusHector resisting the Greeks after having killed Patroclus
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of PatroclusMerion fighting Hector over the body of Patroclus
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. 819-1297: Continuation of the First Battle
Further details
The image apparently shows Meryon killed by Hector, whereas in the text he manages to carry away the body of Patroclus. Menestheus fighting Hector after the death of Patroclus. Hector killing Antropus.
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Manchester, John Rylands Library → English MS 1, fol. 83v
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Rylands-Warburg Project, Pilot
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the John Rylands Library, Manchester
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk