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. 736-806: Aristia of Parthenopaeus
Further details
Saxl suggested that the woman next to Diana may be Atalanta, but the text does not record that she was able to witness her son's last great deeds
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 153r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Fritz Saxl and Hans Meier, Verzeichnis Astrologischer und Mythologischer illustrierter Handschriften des lateinischen Mittelalters, 3, 1, London 1953, p. 108
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