Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Single figure As a woman
LITERATURE
Ancient
StatiusThebaid CyclesLondon, British Library, Burney MS 257 (Paris, first quarter 15th century)
StatiusThebaid Book VII: The Argives leave Nemea and approach Thebes, first battlesvv. 151-226: Bacchus begs Jupiter to spare Thebes, Jupiter reply that he must punish its rulers but will not destroy the city
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1st quarter 15th century possibly c1405
LOCATION
London, British Library → Burney 257, fol. 108r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Statius (Publius Papinius Statius)Thebaid
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British Library
Acknowledgements
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