Iliad, Book VIII, lines 245–53, Greek manuscript, late 5th, early 6th centuries AD.
Iliad, Book VIII, lines 245–53. From the Ilias Ambrosiana  (Ilia picta). The codex is thought to have been produced in Constantinople during the late 5th or early 6th century, specifically between 493 and 508 CE. This is the only illustrated manuscript of Homer surviving from antiquity. It is preserved in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan.
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