Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesLondon, British Library, Burney MS 257 (Paris, first quarter 15th century)
StatiusThebaid Book IX: Continuation of the Battle: Hippomenes rescues the body of Tydeus and dies, as do Hypsaeus and Parthenopaeusvv. 154-170: Tisiphone, disguised as a warrior, lures Hippomedon away from the body of Tydeus, whom he had defended against the Thebans
StatiusThebaid Book IX: Continuation of the Battle: Hippomenes rescues the body of Tydeus and dies, as do Hypsaeus and Parthenopaeusvv. 177-195: The Thebans take and mutilate the body of Tydeus since it is no longer protected
Further details
For unknown reasons Hippomedon is here depicted as a king
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 140v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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