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Miniature showing 1. Hypsipyle enthroned in public square, before her husband's supposed pyre, with armed women slaying men; 2. Hypsipyle sold to pirates by Lycurgus; 3. Hypsipyle and Lycurgus on boats.  Initial and border design.

Image ID: 427475

Miniature showing 1. Hypsipyle enthroned in public square, before her husband's supposed pyre, with armed women slaying ... (ca. 1450)

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Image Title

:  Miniature showing 1. Hypsipyle enthroned in public square, before her husband's supposed pyre, with armed women slaying men; 2. Hypsipyle sold to pirates by Lycurgus; 3. Hypsipyle and Lycurgus on boats. Initial and border design.

Additional Name(s)

: Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375 -- Author

Specific Material Type

: mss. text

Item/Page/Plate

: f. 15

Source

: Des cleres et nobles femmes.

Source Description

: ff. vi + 78 + vi, 405 x 286 mm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Spencer Collection

Catalog Call Number

: Spencer Collection Ms. 033

Digital ID

: 427475

Record ID

: 251686

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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