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GODS & MYTHS
Historia Thebana
The war between Eteocles and Polyneices and the Seven against Thebes Eteocles and Polyneices kill each other in fight
The war between Eteocles and Polyneices and the Seven against Thebes Jocasta speaks in vain to Adrastus to prevent the war
The war between Eteocles and Polyneices and the Seven against Thebes Aconteus kills the tame tigers of Bacchus that had been stirred up by the furies to attack the Argives
The war between Eteocles and Polyneices and the Seven against Thebes Battle scenes (generic)
HISTORY
World chronicles
CyclesManuscripts Histoire ancienne jusqu'à CésarVenice, Biblioteca Marciana, Fr. Z 2 (223) (perhaps Mantua, between 1389 and 1394)
Further details
1. Jocasta in the Argive camp; 2. Death of the Tiger; 3. Battle scene; 4. Eteocles and Polyneices kill each other
ARTIST/CREATOR
Mantuan (attributed)
DATE
1389 - 1394
LOCATION
Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana → Fr. Z. II (223), fol. 81v
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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