Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Events before the Trojan War The rape of Helen Paris and Helen as loversWith other figures in narrative context
Events before the Trojan War Ulysses and Diomedes demand the return of Helen, Priam refuses
LITERATURE
Modern
Pizan, Christine deEpistre Othéa CyclesLondon, British Library, Harley MS 4431 (early 15th century)
Pizan, Christine deEpistre Othéa cap. 43 (Greeks demand Helen back from Troy)
Further details
Deputation of Greek messengers demanding the return of Helen from King Priam
ARTIST/CREATOR
Master of the Cité des Dames (active c1405-1415) (and workshop)
DATE
1410 - 1414
LOCATION
London, British Library → Harley MS 4431, fol. 115r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Pizan, Christine de'Collected works' ('The Book of the Queen'), vol.I
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RELATIONS
British Library (digitised version)
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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