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. 618-630: King Adrastus decides that the foot-race has to be repeated because Idas had pulled back the favourite Parthenopaeus
SOCIAL LIFE
Sports
Running
Further details
The horse in the background is the price for the victor
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 96v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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