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GODS & MYTHS
Historia Thebana
The story of Cadmus Cadmus sowing the dragon's teeth
Tiresias
Tiresias strikes two mating snakes and is turned into a woman
Narcissus
Myths Narcissus gazing at his reflection in the water Alone
Bacchus
Myths Bacchus and the pirates
Pentheus
Myths Death of Pentheus Dismembered by Bacchantes
Semele
Juno counsels Semele to ask Jupiter to appear in his full splendour
Actaeon
Diana and Actaeon Actaeon transformed Actaeon sprouting antlers
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesVenice 1584 (Franco)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Franco, Giacomo (1550-1620)
DATE
1584
LOCATION
London, Warburg Institute
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Le Metamorfosi, tr. A. dell' Anguillara, Venice, 1584, plate 3
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