(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Events before the Trojan War The judgement of Paris Paris and the three goddesses
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 3 (Books XI-XV)
Vergil Aeneid Book VIII: Vision of the river god Tiber, journey to king Evander of Pallantium, Venus brings Aeneas new armsvv. 608-625: Venus presenting arms to Aeneas
Further details
The rubric describes this image as 'Description of Pallas (Minerva) and her speech'. Yet, the woodcut was originally created to illustrate an edition of the Aeneid. It is also found in part 3, f. 59r.
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. 13v
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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