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GODS & MYTHS
Daedalus
Daedalus and Perdix
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLeipzig 1582
OvidMetamorphoses Book VIII
Further details
While apprenticed to Daedalus, Perdix invents the saw, the compasses and the potter's wheel. Furious, Daedalus throws him down from the Acropolis, but he is rescued by Athena
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
1582
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Pub. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoseon libri XV (VD16 O 1659), Leipzig, 1582, p. 320
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