Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesLondon, British Library, Burney MS 257 (Paris, first quarter 15th century)
StatiusThebaid Book V: Hypsipyle tells about her life with the men-slaying women of Lemnos, Death of Opheltesvv. 588-637: Hypsipyle discovers the body of Opheltes and laments for him
Further details
According to the text, she re-assembled his half-eaten limbs, but here he is shown as in one piece
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 83r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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