Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Cycles Manuscripts London, British Library, Royal MS 18 D II
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of HectorHector's shrineAlone
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of HectorAchilles recovering in his tent after having killed Hector
The War of Troy Assemblies and war councils
LITERATURE
Modern
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book CyclesLondon, British Library, Royal MS 18 D II
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book Book IVvv. 1-110: The Greeks ask for a truce so that Achilles can recover from his wounds
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book Book IVvv. 111-323: At a meeting of the Greek captains, Palamedes is elected leader instead of Agamemnon
Further details
Saxl identifies the figure at the left with the stolen Palladium, but it is more likely, as in similar miniatures, the tomb of Hector
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
1457 - 1460
LOCATION
London, British Library → Royal 18 D II, fol. 95r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Fritz Saxl and Hans Meier, Verzeichnis Astrologischer und Mythologischer illustrierter Handschriften des lateinischen Mittelalters, 3, 1, London 1953, pp. 215-216
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RELATIONS
British Library (digitised version)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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