Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesMilan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. F 205 Inf. (Ambrosian Iliad)Manuscript
HomerIliad Book V: Diomedes attacks Aeneas, Venus and MarsUnidentified battle scene
HomerIliad Book V: Diomedes attacks Aeneas, Venus and Marsvv. 655-669: Tlepolemus and Sarpedon throw spears against each other, Tlepomenus is killed, Sarpedon wounded
Further details
Top register: unidentified battle scenes, bottom register: in front, right of the centre, probably the dead Tlepolemus, at the left the wounded Sarpedon, other scenes unidentified
ARTIST/CREATOR
Constantinople or Alexandria
DATE
late 5th century - early 6th century
LOCATION
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana → Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 20-21 (fol. 18v)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ilias Ambrosiana, Cod. F. 205. P. Inf. Bibliothecae Ambrosianae Mediolanensis, Fontes Ambrosiani 28, Berne 1953
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