Iconography
GESTURES & EXPRESSION
Ecstasy
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesLondon, British Library, Burney MS 257 (Paris, first quarter 15th century)
StatiusThebaid Book X: In the night after the battle the Argives attack the sleeping Thebans in their camp, battle at the walls of Thebesvv. 187-218: In ecstasy, the new priest Thiodamas summons the Argives to attack the sleeping Thebans
StatiusThebaid Book X: In the night after the battle the Argives attack the sleeping Thebans in their camp, battle at the walls of Thebesvv. 262-325: The Argives enter the Theban camp and slay the sleeping soldiers
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 160v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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