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LITERATURE
Ancient
→ Homer → Iliad → Book II: Agamemnon tests the spirit of the Greek by suggesting them to return, but eventually they go into battle → vv. 303-330: Ulysses reminds the Greeks that, according to Calchas, a portent of a dragon killing nine birds in Aulis meant that Troy would only fall in the tenth year
Milan,
Biblioteca Ambrosiana
Cod. F 205 Inf., plate 12 (fol. 11v)
late 5th century-early 6th century
Mai, plate 12
1819