Iconography
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. 756-782: Menoeceus stabbs himself on the city wall
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Ways of dying SuicideMiscellaneous
Further details
The identity of the king who is being killed at the right is not clear
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 172r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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