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Cadmo milites è serpentis dentibus nascuntur.

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

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- B-C

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 16--
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-B-C
Topics
Fighting
Mythology
Athena (Greek deity)
Minerva (Roman deity)
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D
Soldiers -- To 499
Goddesses
Cadmus (Greek mythology)
Sowing
Notes
Content : After Cadmus slaughtered the dragon, Athena (Minerva) told him to sow the dragon's teeth in the ground. Armed warriors sprang up from the earth and fought one another until only five remained; Cadmus and these remaining five men founded the city of Thebes.

Source identifier : 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)

Content: Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "Minerva tells Cadmus to sow the dragon's teeth from which soldiers are to be born ; 'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 3.) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."
Physical Description
Form: Copper engravings ( Art and Architecture Thesaurus )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 18.7 x 24.6 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: a6521960-c5be-012f-0b67-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 16: Created
  • 1600: Creator Born
  • 1642: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cadmo milites è serpentis dentibus nascuntur." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 16. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c08-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cadmo milites è serpentis dentibus nascuntur." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c08-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (16). Cadmo milites è serpentis dentibus nascuntur. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c08-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Cadmo milites è serpentis dentibus nascuntur.