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GODS & MYTHS
Historia Thebana
The story of Oedipus, Laius and Jocasta Oedipus at the court of King Polybus in Corinth
The story of Oedipus, Laius and Jocasta CyclesBasle, Historische Museum (Sittener Tapete, Northern Italy, second half 14th century)
The story of Oedipus, Laius and Jocasta Oedipus is brought to King Polybus of Corinth
SOCIAL LIFE
Warfare
Battles ModernCavalry
Further details
so-called Sittener Tapete; with Scenes 3 and 4 of the Oedipus series: Scene 4: The young Oedipus brought before King Laius, who summons a surgeon to treat his wounds; Scene 5: Oedipus and the King's secretary (unknown scene), Oedipus speaking with King Polybus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Northern Italian
DATE
2nd half 14th century
LOCATION
Basle, Historisches Museum (inv. 1897.48)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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