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LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book XII: Ulysses reports his adventures (Elpenor, Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis, Cattle of Sol)vv. 181-191: Ulysses (bound to the mast) and his companions (with their ears stuffed) pass the Sirens
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Encyclopaedic Cycles
Herrad of Hohenbourg, Hortus Deliciarum (1149-1195)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
1149 - 1195
LOCATION
Destroyed (in 1870 in a fire in Strasbourg library)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Herrad of HohenbourgHortus Deliciarum, fol. 221r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Herrad of Hohenbourg, Hortus Deliciarum: Reconstruction, eds. Rosalie Green, Michael Evans, Christine Bischoff and Michael Curschmann, London, The Warburg Institute, 1979, p. 365, pl. 125
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