Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesLondon, British Library, Burney MS 257 (Paris, first quarter 15th century)
StatiusThebaid Book VI: Establishment of the Nemean Games in honour of Opheltesvv. 410-490: The beginning of the chariot race
StatiusThebaid Book VI: Establishment of the Nemean Games in honour of Opheltesvv. 531-553: Adrastus gives Amphiaraus a cup that had belonged to Hercules as prize for his victory in the chariot race
SOCIAL LIFE
Sports
Charioteering
Further details
By mistake, Amphiaraus is shown here as a young man, and he seems to present a vessel to Adrastus rather than to receive it
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 93r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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