Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Events before the Trojan War The Greeks prepare for war Ulysses' feigned madness: he refuses to plough over Telemachus
Palamedes
Single figure
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: ΠΑΛΑΜΗΔΗΣ; on reverse, two oxen drawing a plough, guided by Ulysses; inscription, in exergue: ΦΡΟΝΗΣΙΣ ΔΟΛΟΝ ΝΙΚΑ
ARTIST/CREATOR
Belli, Valerio (c1468-1546)
DATE
1530s circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. M 0101)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 215, no. 342a; v. II, pl. 77
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RELATIONS
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