Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Myths Bacchus and Ariadne Bacchus finding AriadneAriadne asleep
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
The Argonauts (with Medea) flee Colchis
Oetes stops the pursuit of the Argonauts to collect the body-parts of his son Apsyrtus
Theseus
Myths Theseus leaves Crete with Ariadne
Ariadne
MythsAriadne abandoned on Naxos
LITERATURE
Modern
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe casibus virorum illustrium CyclesLondon, British Library, Harley MS 621
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe casibus virorum illustrium Book ITheseus, King of Athens
Further details
At the left different moments of the Argonauts and Medea escaping from Oetes, at the right in front Theseus leaving Crete with Ariadne and Phaedra, at the bottom he and Phaedra leave Ariadne on Naxos where Bacchus finds her
ARTIST/CREATOR
French
DATE
circa 1480
LOCATION
London, British Library → Harley MS 621, fol. 7v
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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