Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesMilan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. F 205 Inf. (Ambrosian Iliad)Manuscript
HomerIliad Book XVI: Patroclus joins the fight in Achille's armour, drives the Trojans back and is killed by Hectorvv. 818-829: Hector kills the wounded Patroclus
HomerIliad Book XVI: Patroclus joins the fight in Achille's armour, drives the Trojans back and is killed by Hectorvv. 864-865: Automedon escapes with Achilles's horses from Hector's spear
Further details
In the centre Hector killing Patroclus, at the very right Automedon escaping
ARTIST/CREATOR
Constantinople or Alexandria
DATE
late 5th century - early 6th century
LOCATION
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana → Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 48 (fol. 43v)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ilias Ambrosiana, Cod. F. 205. P. Inf. Bibliothecae Ambrosianae Mediolanensis, Fontes Ambrosiani 28, Berne 1953
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