Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
MythsApollo and the Python
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesLondon, British Library, Burney MS 257 (Paris, first quarter 15th century)
StatiusThebaid Book I: Oedipus curses Eteocles and Polynices, Polynices and Tydeus meet Adrastus in Argosvv. 539-540: Adrastus invites Polyneices and Tydeus to a banquet that also his daughters attend
Further details
Apollo killing the Python is mentioned in Adrastus's speech (vv. 562-569)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 15r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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