Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesMilan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. F 205 Inf. (Ambrosian Iliad)Manuscript
HomerIliad Book IX: Councils of the weakened Greeks, Achilles asked in vain to rejoin the warvv. 13-30: Agamemnon summons a council and suggests to return to Greece
HomerIliad Book IX: Councils of the weakened Greeks, Achilles asked in vain to rejoin the warvv. 31-78: Diomedes and Nestor contradict Agamemnon
Further details
Bottom register: Contrary to the text, Diomedes and Nestor appear here alone, not in council.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Constantinople or Alexandria
DATE
late 5th century - early 6th century
LOCATION
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana → Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 31-32 (fol. 28v)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ilias Ambrosiana, Cod. F. 205. P. Inf. Bibliothecae Ambrosianae Mediolanensis, Fontes Ambrosiani 28, Berne 1953
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