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LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesMilan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. F 205 Inf. (Ambrosian Iliad)19th-century engravings
HomerIliad Book I: Agamemnon has to return Chryseis to her father and takes instead Briseis, who had been promised to Achilles, causing his wrathvv.500-527:Thetis begs Jupiter to grant the Trojans victories until Briseis is returned to Achilles, he grants it
HomerIliad Book I: Agamemnon has to return Chryseis to her father and takes instead Briseis, who had been promised to Achilles, causing his wrathvv. 533-536: Assembly of the gods
Further details
At the left Thetis before Jupiter, at the right Jupiter presiding over the assembly of the gods. After the Ilias Ambrosiana, Constantinople or Alexandria late 5th - early 6th century
ARTIST/CREATOR
Milanese after Byzantine
DATE
1819
LOCATION
London, Warburg Institute
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Mai, AngeloIliadis fragmenta antiquissima cum picturis, Mediolani, 1819, plate 9
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