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. 223-246: Achilles protests against the decision that he has to relinquish Briseis and throws his sceptre down
HomerIliad Book I: Agamemnon has to return Chryseis to her father and takes instead Briseis, who had been promised to Achilles, causing his wrathvv. 306-307: Achilles, together with Patroclus, leaves the council
Further details
In the centre Achilles, with Minerva above him, throwing down his sceptre, at the right his departure
ARTIST/CREATOR
Constantinople or Alexandria
DATE
late 5th century - early 6th century
LOCATION
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana → Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 3 (fol. 3v)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ilias Ambrosiana, Cod. F. 205. P. Inf. Bibliothecae Ambrosianae Mediolanensis, Fontes Ambrosiani 28, Berne 1953
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