Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Myths Birth (Venus Anadyomene) Not squeezing her hair dry
Single figure Without attributes StandingMiscellaneousNude
Single figure With attributesDoves
Jupiter
With other figuresMarsWith Venus
Mars
With Venus With Amor In landscape or clouds
Single figureStanding
Vulcan
The forge of VulcanMiscellaneous
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsStanding
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusNaked women only
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
EnglandUnidentified
SOCIAL LIFE
Warfare
Soldiers Miscellaneous
Nudity
FemaleNude in landscape
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1450
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Fairfax 16 (S.C. 3896), fol. 14v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Complaint of Mars and Venus
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Fritz Saxl and Hans Meier, Verzeichnis Astrologischer und Mythologischer illustrierter Handschriften des lateinischen Mittelalters, 3, 1, London 1953, pp. 173-187, plate 39
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RELATIONS
Bodleian Library
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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