Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
The War of Troy Main episodes Ulysses and Diomedes question and kill DolonDolon captured
The War of Troy Main episodes Ulysses and Diomedes question and kill DolonDolon killed by Diomedes
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesMilan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. F 205 Inf. (Ambrosian Iliad)Manuscript
HomerIliad Book X: Diomedes and Ulysses are sent out as spies during the night, they question and kill Dolonvv. 376-445: Diomedes and Ulysses capture and question the Trojan spy Dolon
HomerIliad Book X: Diomedes and Ulysses are sent out as spies during the night, they question and kill Dolonvv. 454-457: Diomedes beheads Dolon and takes his helmet
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Time
Times of the day Night
Further details
The text speaks only of a beheading, not of dismemberment
ARTIST/CREATOR
Constantinople or Alexandria
DATE
late 5th century - early 6th century
LOCATION
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana → Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 34 (fol. 30v)
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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