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Hercules ex rogo in polum.

Image ID: 1623845

Hercules ex rogo in polum.  [[Hercules, led by Jupiter, goes to Mount Olympus to live wit...]

Image Details

Image Title

:  Hercules ex rogo in polum.

Alternate Title

: [Hercules, led by Jupiter, goes to Mount Olympus to live with the gods after burning his mortal body on a funeral pyre.]

Creator

: Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm), 1600-1642 -- Artist

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 18.7 x 25.1 cm.

Notes

: Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "Hercules erects his own funeral pyre & burns himself to death. Afterwards, Jupiter leads him into Heaven ; 'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 9) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."

Original Source

: From Publii Ovidii Nasonis metamorphoseon, libri XV, oder, fünfzehn Bücher der Verwandlungen des römischen Dichters Publius Ovidius Naso. Ovid (43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D.), Author. Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm) (1600-1642), Artist.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Mythology -- Hercules

Source Description

: 1 folder (23 pictures) ; 1 oversize folder (1 picture)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON MYT-Her

Digital ID

: 1623845

Record ID

: 1762255

Digital Item Published

: 6-18-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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