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GODS & MYTHS
Historia Thebana
The war between Eteocles and Polyneices and the Seven against Thebes Fulfilling Tiresias's prophecy Menoecus kills himself to secure the Theban victory
LITERATURE
Ancient
Philostratus of Lemnos Imagines, CyclesTranslation by Blaise de Vigenère, first published 1615
Philostratus of Lemnos Imagines, I, 4 (Menoecus)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Ways of dying SuicideMiscellaneous
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Franco-Flemish
DATE
1629
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Philostratus of LemnosLes images ou tableaux de platte peinture des deux Philostrates, sophistes grecs, et les Statues de Callistrate, tr. Blaise de Vigenère, Paris, 1629, p. 24
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