Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesLondon, British Library, Burney MS 257 (Paris, first quarter 15th century)
StatiusThebaid Book VI: Establishment of the Nemean Games in honour of Opheltesvv. 646-728: Competition in Discus throwing
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsTiger
SOCIAL LIFE
Sports
Discus throwing
Further details
Tiger skin, bow and sword are the prizes for the winners
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 98v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
Contact
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