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GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
WorshipDelphic oracle
Historia Thebana
The story of Cadmus Cadmus sowing the dragon's teeth
The story of Cadmus The Delphian oracle instructs Cadmus to follow a heifer
The story of Cadmus Cadmus builds Thebes
LITERATURE
Modern
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe casibus virorum illustrium CyclesLondon, British Library, Harley MS 621
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe casibus virorum illustrium Book ICadmus, King of Thebes
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
BuildersBuilding work
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
French
DATE
circa 1480
LOCATION
London, British Library → Harley MS 621, fol. 6v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe cas des nobles hommes et femmes (Laurent de Premierfait translation)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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