Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
River gods
Specific Ismenos
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. 418-445: The river-god Ismenos, father of Ismene, complains to Jupiter about the death of his grandson
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
The corpse Corpse swimming in water
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 146v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
Acknowledgements
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