Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Sirens
Single figure With single fish tail
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book XII: Ulysses recounts his adventures (Elpenor, Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis, Cattle of Sol)vv. 181-191: Ulysses (bound to the mast) and his companions (with their ears stuffed) pass the Sirens
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Encyclopaedic cycles
London, WellcomeLibrary, MS 49 (Wellcome Apocalypse, c1420)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
circa 1420
LOCATION
London, Wellcome Library → 49, fol. 56v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Miscellany
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RELATIONS
Wellcome Library (digitised version)
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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