Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesDublin, Chester Beatty Library, MS 76 (Northern Italy, c1380-1390)
StatiusThebaid Book VI: Establishment of the Nemean Games in honour of Opheltesvv. 118-134: Funeral of Opheltes
StatiusThebaid Book VI: Establishment of the Nemean Games in honour of Opheltesvv. 242-248: Building of a monument to Opheltes showing him and the serpent
StatiusThebaid Book VI: Establishment of the Nemean Games in honour of Opheltesvv. 847-910: Wrestling match between Tydeus and Agilleus
StatiusThebaid Book VI: Establishment of the Nemean Games in honour of Opheltesvv. 491: Apollo sends a monster to scare Arion, the horse pulling Polyneices's chariot, giving the victory to Amphiaraus
StatiusThebaid Book VI: Establishment of the Nemean Games in honour of Opheltesvv. 938-941: At the final contest of archery, Adrastus's arrow touches the target and then flies backwards
SOCIAL LIFE
Sports
Wrestling Miscellaneous
Archery
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Altichiero (born 1330, died before 1393) (attributed)
DATE
1380 (before) - 1390
LOCATION
Dublin, Chester Beatty Library → 76, fol.
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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