Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
WorshipTemple of Apollo
Historia Thebana
The story of Cadmus The Delphian oracle instructs Cadmus to follow a heifer
Arachne
Competition with Minerva
Theseus
Myths Theseus kills the Minotaur
Myths Theseus is thanked by the Athenians for killing the Minotaur
Daedalus
Daedalus and Icarus The fall of Icarus
Daedalus and Icarus After the fall
Daedalus and Icarus Daedalus flying
Pasiphaë
Aegeus
Aegeus hurls himself into the sea
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 2 (Books VI-X)
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 5-8: The Trojans land in Cumae
Further details
The woodcut was originally created to illustrate an edition of the Aeneid, and is re-used to illustrate Arachne's weaving. It is also used to illustrate Cadmus's visit to the temple of Apollo in Delphi, Part 1, f.38r.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
1532
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Le Grand Olympe des histoires poëtiques du prince de poësie Ovide Naso en sa métamorphose, Lyon (Romain Morin) (USTC 49832), 1532, fol. 4r
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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