Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesLondon, British Library, Burney MS 257 (Paris, first quarter 15th century)
StatiusThebaid Book XII: Creon forbids the burial of the Argives, their widows ask Theseus for help who kills Creonvv. 60-92: Creon has his son Menoeceus cremated
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Funerals and accompanying rituals Cremation
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 194v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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