Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths ExploitsHercules defeats Atlas and takes him and his astrological books away
LITERATURE
Modern
Lefèvre, RaoulLe recoeil des histoires de Troyes CyclesLondon, British Library, Royal 17 E II
Lefèvre, RaoulLe recoeil des histoires de Troyes Livre IIcap. 53: Hercules takes Atlas as prisoner and learns from his books
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
Hercules carries off Atlas and his books
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Flemish
DATE
circa 1475 - 1483
LOCATION
London, British Library → Royal 17 E II, fol. 175v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Lefèvre, RaoulLe recueil des histoires de Troyes (Le livre nommé Hercules)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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