Ptolemy Ptolémée


2nd Century A.D. - IIe siècle après J.C.

Iconography of Ptolemy's Portrait
Iconographie du portrait de Ptolémée

1509-1510 Raphaël

Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio 1483-1520), Detail of Ptolemy and Strabo in the School of Athens (Scuola di Atene), 1509-1510, Vaticano, Stanza della Segnatura.

Raphaël (Raffaello Sanzio 1483-1520), Détail de Ptolémée et Strabon dans l'École d'Athènes (Scuola di Atene), 1509-1510, Vaticano, Stanza della Segnatura.

Socrates and his disciples

41. "the face of another servant who with his hand on his cap seems to respond respectfully to" n° 44 (p. 54).

42. "a servant comes running in haste, and he bears a volume on top of a book (p. 54)".

44. "a man who, turning backward, holds out his han and seems to be calling (p. 54)."

45. Alcibiades, in armor, among Socrates disciples (p. 26, 54, 100, 157).

46. General Xenophon, hero of Anabasis and author of Memorabilia about Socrates. (p. 157)

49. Socrates (p. 26, 100).


1. Plato (p. 53) pointing to the sky.


2. Aristotle (p. 53) showing the ground.


Click on each image for identifications of persons with numbers and diagrams
Cliquez sur chaque image pour une identification des personnages avec numéros et diagrammes




Pierre Perroud, Athena Raphaël, The School of Athens, Université de Genève.


Hall 1997 - Hall, Marcia B. (edit.), Giovanni Pietro Bellori, Heinrich Wölfflin, Ralph E. Lieberman, Janis Bell, Timothy Verdon, Ingrid D. Rowland and Alice Sedgwick Wohl, Raphael's School of Athens, Cambridge (U.K.), Cambridge University Press, 1997, 182 p., ill.. PAGES NUMBERS ALL REFER TO THIS BOOK.
mise à jour le 9 janvier 2001

Ptolemy Ptolémée


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