(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
The War of Troy Main episodes Achilles and PolyxenaAchilles sends a messenger to Hecuba asking for Polyxena in marriage
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 3 (Books XI-XV)
SOCIAL LIFE
News, communication, travelling
Travel by shipBoat
Messengers
Further details
The woodcut does not appear to be directly related to the episode it was chosen to accompany.
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. 57r
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation. Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Réserve des livres rares (RESP-YC-1627) - Gallica, public domain
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