Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesLondon, British Library, Burney MS 257 (Paris, first quarter 15th century)
StatiusThebaid Book II: Laius's shadow instructs Eteocles not to yield the throne to Polyneices, Polyneices and Tydeus marry Adrastus's daughters, Polyneices sends Tydeus to Thebes to claim the throne for himvv. 213-225: Crowds attend the wedding of Polyneices and Tydeus with Argia and Deipyle
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
Marriage rites Feast
Further details
Statius only describes the decorated halls of the palace, but not a banquet
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 25r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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