Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
With other figuresDiana
Diana
Single figure With attributesBow and arrow
With other figuresApollo
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. 643-669: Apollo and Diana meet on Parnassus, he tells her that Parthenopaeus will not be spared death
StatiusThebaid Book IX: Continuation of the Battle: Hippomenes rescues the body of Tydeus and dies, as do Hypsaeus and Parthenopaeusvv. 736-806: Aristia of Parthenopaeus
Further details
It is not clear if the battle scene depicts any specific moment in the narrative
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 151v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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RELATIONS
British Library
Acknowledgements
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