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LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesMilan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. F 205 Inf. (Ambrosian Iliad)19th-century engravings
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. 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 48
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