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    The Capture of Dolon in the Ambrosian Iliad

    A leaf from a Greek manuscript containing the Iliad with the Trojan spy Dolon disguised as a wolf being captured by Odysseus and Diomedes while Athena watches from overhead, and subsequently as Dolon begs for his life.

    Ink and pigment on vellum.

    Made in the 5th century at Constantinople. Currently held at the Ambrosian Library in Milan.

    (via classicsenthusiast)

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