(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Thebana
The story of Oedipus, Laius and Jocasta Oedipus puts out his eyes
The story of Oedipus, Laius and Jocasta Jocasta kills herself
The war between Eteocles and Polyneices and the Seven against Thebes Eteocles and Polyneices kill each other in fight
LITERATURE
Modern
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe claris mulieribus CyclesParis, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 598
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe claris mulieribus cap. 25: Jocasta, Queen of Thebes
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Ways of dying SuicideMethodsStabbing
SOCIAL LIFE
Kingship
Queens
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
early 15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → fr. 598, fol. 36r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Boccaccio, GiovanniDes cleres et nobles femmes
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RELATIONS
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation. Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France - Gallica.
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