Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Thebana
The war between Eteocles and Polyneices and the Seven against Thebes Evadne jumps in the funeral pyre of her husband Capaneus
LITERATURE
Ancient
Philostratus of Lemnos Imagines, CyclesTranslation by Blaise de Vigenère, first published 1615
Philostratus of Lemnos Imagines, II, 30 (Euadne)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Ways of dying SuicideMiscellaneous
Funerals and accompanying rituals Cremation
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Isaac, Jaspar de (died 1654)
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, 1614, p. 523
Acknowledgements
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