(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths ExploitsHercules fighting Amazons
Perseus
Myths Battle between Perseus and Phineus
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 1 (Books I-V)
SOCIAL LIFE
Warfare
Battles ModernCavalry
Further details
The woodcut is a copy of the woodcut in the 1497 Venice edition used to illustrate the myth of Hercules fighting the Amazons, f.74v.
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. 74v
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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