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LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesMilan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. F 205 Inf. (Ambrosian Iliad)19th-century engravings
HomerIliad Book XII: The Trojan conquer the wall around the Greek campvv. 200-209: The Trojans see an eagle bitten by a snake it had caught
HomerIliad Book XII: The Trojan conquer the wall around the Greek campvv. 210-251: Polydamas warns Hector not to continue and is rebuked
Further details
Hector and Polydamas at the far left, at the left the Trojans with the eagle above, at the right the Greeks defending the walls. 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 39
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