(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Perseus
Myths Battle between Perseus and Phineus
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 1 (Books I-V)
Vergil Aeneid Book X: Aeneas and Pallas, son of Evander, come to support the Trojans in the camp, Pallas is killed by Turnusvv. 478-479: Turnus kills Pallas with a spear
SOCIAL LIFE
Warfare
Battles ModernMiscellaneous
Further details
The woodcut was originally created to illustrate an edition of the Aeneid, and is re-used to illustrate the episode of Perseus fighting Phineus. It is also found in part 3, f. 54r.
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. 77r
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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