Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
The War of Troy Warriors Before entering battle
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. 400-426: Agamemnon and the other princes of the Greeks sacrifice a bull to Jupiter
Further details
The Greek princes have been identified as Agamemnon, Nestor, Idomeneus, Ajax the Less, Ajax the Great, Diomedes, Ulysses
ARTIST/CREATOR
Constantinople or Alexandria
DATE
late 5th century - early 6th century
LOCATION
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana → Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 13 (fol. 12v)
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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