Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Czech Republic
PragueStrahovský klášter (Strahov Abbey)Library - Theological HallBay 1 (from South)
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book IX: Ulysses recounts his adventures (Cicones, Lotophages, Polyphemus)vv. 371-394: Ulysses and his comrades blind Polyphemus
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Wisdom (A.V. Wisdom of Solomon) Sap. 6:1: Melior est sapientia quam vires (Wisdom is better than strength)
SOCIAL LIFE
Education
Allegories CyclesPrague, Strahovský klášter, Library, Theological Hall (F. Nosecký, 1721-1727, Allegories of learning and ignorance)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Nosecký, František Kristián Ezechiel (Siard, 1693-1753)
DATE
1721 - 1727
LOCATION
Prague, Strahovský klášter
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Strahov Abbey
Contact
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