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GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
Jason forces the fire-breathing oxen to plough the field
The soldiers born from the dragon's teeth fight each other
The taking of the golden fleece
Death of Pelias The daughters of Pelias kill their father to prepare him for the rejuvenation process
Rejuvenation of Aeson Medea resurrects Aeson rejuvenated
The Argonauts (with Medea) flee Colchis
Medea escaping in a dragon-pulled chariot from Jason's revenge
Creusa, having put on Medea's poisoned robe, bursts into flames
Medea sends her children to hand over a poisoned robe to Creusa, Jason's new wife
Cephalus and Procris
Cephalus kills Procris Alone
Theseus
Myths Aegeus snatches the poisoned cup from Theseus
Telchines
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 7
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