Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
AllegoriesChoice of Hercules Hercules, Virtue and Vice onlyHercules awake
Cycles Labours and other scenes Woensam von Worms, woodcut (1526)
Myths Infancy and childhood Infant Hercules strangling serpentsWith other figures (often including his brother)With Minerva
Myths Labours Nemean lionHercules skinning the lion
Myths Labours Lernean hydraHercules fighting with club
Myths Labours Arcadian stag
Myths Labours Erymanthian boarHercules carries the boar
Myths Labours Cretan bull
Myths Labours Mares of Diomedes
Myths Labours Apples of the HesperidesHercules and AtlasHercules and Atlas (without handing-over of apples)
Myths Labours Apples of the HesperidesHercules picking the apples
Myths Labours CerberusHercules pulling a defeated Cerberus behind himHercules and Cerberus alone
Myths ExploitsHercules and AntaeusAloneAntaeus lifted off the ground → Antaeus limp
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Title pages
Title surrounded by appropriate emblems or allegories
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Woensam, Anton (von Worms) (born 1492 or 1500, died 1541)
DATE
1526
LOCATION
Unknown location
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Orosius, PaulusAdversus Paganos Historiarum Libri Septem, Cologne, 1526
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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