Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
CyclesParis, Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, 5067
Jason forces the fire-breathing oxen to plough the field
Jason sows the teeth of the dragon onto the field
Jason flays the golden ram
Jason kills the dragon and extracts its teeth
Medea gives Jason a prayer for protection against the oxen
Medea gives Jason an ointment to help him defeat the oxen
LITERATURE
Modern
Lefèvre, RaoulL'histoire de Jason CyclesParis, Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, 5067
Lefèvre, RaoulL'histoire de Jason Jason conquers the Golden FleeceMedea gives Jason a potion and a prayer to overcome the dragon or the bulls
Lefèvre, RaoulL'histoire de Jason Jason conquers the Golden FleeceJason tames the fire-breathing bulls
Lefèvre, RaoulL'histoire de Jason Jason conquers the Golden FleeceJason sows the dragon's teeth and fights the earth-born men
Lefèvre, RaoulL'histoire de Jason Jason conquers the Golden FleeceJason kills the dragon
Lefèvre, RaoulL'histoire de Jason Jason conquers the Golden FleeceJason flays the ram
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Burgundian
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal → 5067, fol. 105r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Lefèvre, RaoulHistoire de Jason
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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