(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Assembly of the Gods
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 1 (Books I-V)
Vergil Aeneid Book VIII: Vision of the river god Tiber, journey to king Evander of Pallantium, Venus brings Aeneas new armsvv. 1-17: Turnus summons the inhabitants of Latium to war
Further details
The woodcut was originally created to illustrate an edition of the Aeneid, and is re-used here to illustrate the assembly of the Gods before the flood. It is also found in part 3, f. 59v.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
1532
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Le Grand Olympe des histoires poëtiques du prince de poësie Ovide Naso en sa métamorphose, Lyon (Romain Morin) (USTC 49832), 1532, fol. 10r
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation. Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Réserve des livres rares (RESP-YC-1627) - Gallica, public domain
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