(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
The Aftermath of the WarAgamemnon Orestes avenges AgamemnonSuicide of Erigone
Orestes
After the death of Clytemnestra Orestes acquitted by the Areopag
After the death of Clytemnestra Orestes and Hermione Oreses marries Hermione
LITERATURE
Modern
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book CyclesManchester, John Rylands Library, English MS 1 (Mid-15th century)Book V
Lydgate, JohnTroy Book Book Vvv. 1665-1780: Nestor and Menelaus decide that Orestes is innocent, he marries Hermione, Erigone hangs herself
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Ways of dying SuicideMiscellaneous
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
Marriage rites The ceremony Dextrarum iunctio
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Manchester, John Rylands Library → English MS 1, fol. 161r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Rylands-Warburg Project, Pilot
Acknowledgements
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