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Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Cycles Manuscripts Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional de España, 17805
The War of Troy Main episodes Achilles and PolyxenaAchilles sends a messenger to Hecuba asking for Polyxena in marriage
The War of Troy Main episodes Achilles and PolyxenaAchilles tries to convince the Greeks to end the war so that he can marry Polyxena
LITERATURE
Modern
Guido delle Colonne (Guido de Columna or de Columnis)Historia destructionis Troiae CyclesMadrid, Biblioteca Nacional de España, 17805
Guido delle Colonne (Guido de Columna or de Columnis)Historia destructionis Troiae Book 23Achilles sends an enovy to Hecuba to ask for Polyxena's hand
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
mid 14th century
LOCATION
Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional de España → 17805, fol. 102v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Guido delle ColonneHistoria destructionis Troiae
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Hugo Buchthal, Historia Troiana. Studies the history of mediaeval secular illustration (London, 1971), pp. 20-27.
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress foundation.
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