Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Muses
With other figuresApollo Apollo and the Muses making music for the feast of the gods
Vulcan
Various activitiesSeving wine ot the other gods
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. 597-604: Banquet of the gods, with Vulcan serving wine and Apollo and the Muses providing music
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Constantinople or Alexandria
DATE
late 5th century - early 6th century
LOCATION
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana → Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 10 (fol. 9r)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ilias Ambrosiana, Cod. F. 205. P. Inf. Bibliothecae Ambrosianae Mediolanensis, Fontes Ambrosiani 28, Berne 1953
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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