Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesDublin, Chester Beatty Library, MS 76 (Northern Italy, c1380-1390)
StatiusThebaid Book IX: Continuation of the Battle: Hippomenes rescues the body of Tydeus and dies, as do Hypsaeus and Parthenopaeusvv. 177-195: The Thebans take and mutilate the body of Tydeus since it is no longer protected
StatiusThebaid Book IX: Continuation of the Battle: Hippomenes rescues the body of Tydeus and dies, as do Hypsaeus and Parthenopaeusvv. 485-491: Hippomedon is weakened by the flood of Ismenos and attacked by Thebans
StatiusThebaid Book IX: Continuation of the Battle: Hippomenes rescues the body of Tydeus and dies, as do Hypsaeus and Parthenopaeusvv. 46-72: Polyneices and others mourn for the slain Tydeus
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)
Rights and permissions
This material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 3.0 Unported License
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk