Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With other figuresGraces or Nymphs
TypesVenus Myrthia
Graces
With other figuresVenus alone
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusIn a chariot → Pulled by swans
Geography
Topography Countries A-ZHoly Roman EmpireMagdeburg
Further details
Image of Venus Myrthia, the pagan deity venerated in Magdeburg
ARTIST/CREATOR
Wittenberg
DATE
1588
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bote (Botha), Conrad; Baumgart, JohannesChronica der Sachsen und Nidersachsen (VD16 B 6795), Wittenberg, 1588, p. 33
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Jean Seznec, La survivance des dieux antiques, London 1940, p. 206, fig. 95
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RELATIONS
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (digitised version)
VD16
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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