(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Minerva
AttributesSpear
Cephalus and Procris
Cephalus kills Procris Miscellaneous
Neptune
MythsCreating the horse
Triptolemus
Myths Triptolemus in the flying chariot from which he scatters seed on the land
Silvanus
Miscellaneous
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 2 (Books VI-X)
Vergil GeorgicsBook I
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Roman emperors Augustus (63BC-14AD)
Professions and trades
Authors and philosophers ClassicalVergilMiscellaneous
Further details
The woodcut was originally created to illustrate an edition of the Georgics, but it is reused here to illustrate the episode of the death of Procris.
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. 37v
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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