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Homer, Ilias 8, 433–447

James Brown1st–2nd century

Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Berlin, Germany

In his famous Ilias the poet Homer describes the last period of the Trojan War. Homer's Ilias was very popular in Egypt and was used in education. This fragment of a beautiful copy of the Ilias contains verses 433-447 from book 8 of this work.

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  • Title: Homer, Ilias 8, 433–447
  • Creator: Artist unknown
  • Date Created: 1st–2nd century
  • Provenance: From the private collection of Heinrich Brugsch 1891
  • Type: Manuscript
  • Medium: Papyrus
  • Inv. no.: P 6845
  • ISIL no.: DE-MUS-015418
  • External Link: Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
  • Copyright: Photo © Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Sandra Steiß || Text © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Verena Lepper
  • Collection: Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz

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