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LITERATURE
Ancient
→ Statius → Thebaid → Book II: Laius's shadow instructs Eteocles not to yield the throne to Polyneices, Polyneices and Tydeus marry Adrastus's daughters, Polyneices sends Tydeus to Thebes to claim the throne for him → vv. 256-261: When the wedding parties approach the temple of Minerva, a shield falls down and extinguishes the festive torches
London, British Library
Burney 257, fol. 26r
1st quarter 15th century