Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesMilan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. F 205 Inf. (Ambrosian Iliad)Manuscript
HomerIliad Book XV: Apollo and Hector defeat the Greeks who defend themselves from the shipsvv. 355-389: Apollo leads the Trojans, lead by Hector who recovered from his wounds, to a new attack agains the Greeks
HomerIliad Book XV: Apollo and Hector defeat the Greeks who defend themselves from the shipsv. 405: Patroclus leaves Eurypylus in order to persuade Achilles to join in the fight
Further details
Only the wounded Eurypylus in his tent and the ships are visible
ARTIST/CREATOR
Constantinople or Alexandria
DATE
late 5th century - early 6th century
LOCATION
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana → Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 44-45 (fol. 40v)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ilias Ambrosiana, Cod. F. 205. P. Inf. Bibliothecae Ambrosianae Mediolanensis, Fontes Ambrosiani 28, Berne 1953
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