Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With Amor Alone Handling bow and arrowsAmor shooting an arrowMiscellaneous
With Amor With other figuresApollo
With other figuresVulcan
With other figuresApollo
Single figure With attributesDoves
Single figure With attributesRoses (or Flowers)
Mercury
Single figure StandingPost-classical
AttributesCockerell
Io
Io, Argus and Mercury Mercury with the dead Argus
Graces
With other figuresVenus and Amor
Cycles
Thomas of Walsingham, Historia Troiana
LITERATURE
Modern
Thomas of WalsinghamHistoria Troiana a Dite Cretensi edita CyclesOxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawl. B 214
Thomas of WalsinghamHistoria Troiana a Dite Cretensi edita Historia Troiana a Dite Cretensi edita
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Playing or holding a flute (often also with cock or the dead Argus)
Further details
Venus with the Graces and Vulcan, Amor shooting an arrow at Apollo, Mercury with the dead Argus
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Rawl. B. 214 (S. C. 11566), fol. 198v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Thomas of WalsinghamHistoria Trioiana a Dite Cretensi edita, a fratre Thoma Walsyngham declarata
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Fritz Saxl and Hans Meier, Verzeichnis Astrologischer und Mythologischer illustrierter Handschriften des lateinischen Mittelalters, 3, 1, London 1953, p. 396f., plate 6, fig. 19
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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