Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesMilan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. F 205 Inf. (Ambrosian Iliad)Manuscript
HomerIliad Book I: Agamemnon has to return Chryseis to her father and takes instead Briseis, who had been promised to Achilles, causing his wrathvv. 193-221: Minerva commands the raging Achilles to return his sword to the scabard
Further details
Achilles is the third seated person from the right, Minerva is, hardly visible, right above him
ARTIST/CREATOR
Constantinople or Alexandria
DATE
late 5th century - early 6th century
LOCATION
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana → Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 2 (fol. 2v)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ilias Ambrosiana, Cod. F. 205. P. Inf. Bibliothecae Ambrosianae Mediolanensis, Fontes Ambrosiani 28, Berne 1953
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