Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesMilan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. F 205 Inf. (Ambrosian Iliad)Manuscript
HomerIliad Book II: Agamemnon tests the spirit of the Greek by suggesting them to return, but eventually they go into battlevv. 303-330: Ulysses reminds the Greeks that, according to Calchas, a portent of a dragon killing nine birds in Aulis meant that Troy would only fall in the tenth year
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Constantinople or Alexandria
DATE
late 5th century - early 6th century
LOCATION
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana → Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 12 (fol. 11v)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ilias Ambrosiana, Cod. F. 205. P. Inf. Bibliothecae Ambrosianae Mediolanensis, Fontes Ambrosiani 28, Berne 1953
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk