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LITERATURE
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OvidHeroides and Double Heroides CyclesParis, Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, MS 5108
OvidHeroides and Double Heroides XV. Sappho to Phaon
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
Authors and philosophers ClassicalSappho
SOCIAL LIFE
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLyre
Musical instrumentsStringBowedViolin- or Viola-like instruments
Musical instrumentsWind WoodMiscellaneous
Musical instrumentsWind Unidentified wind instruments
Musical instrumentsKeyboardVirginal
Authors, scholars and philosophers
Scholar in their studio
Further details
The letter from Sappho to Phaon in this manuscript is the last letter of the collection, and not the fifteenth, hence the numbering of the following letters, and indeed of this one, is incorrect.
ARTIST/CREATOR
French
DATE
early 16th century
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal → 5108, fol. 185v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Heroides (Octavien de Saint-Gelais translation)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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