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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
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)
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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