(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
WorshipVeneration of Venus
Historia Troiana
Events before the Trojan War The rape of Helen Paris and Helen meet in the temple of Venus
LITERATURE
Modern
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book CyclesManchester, John Rylands Library, English MS 1 (Mid-15th century)Book II
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book Book IIvv. 3467-3574: Paris and Antenor land in Cythera, out of curiosity Helen goes to the temple of Venus to see him there
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book Book IIvv. 3319-3466: Paris and Antenor sail to Cythera, passing Menelaus's ship on the way
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Manchester, John Rylands Library → English MS 1, fol. 47v
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Rylands-Warburg Project, Pilot
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the John Rylands Library, Manchester
Contact
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