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Hercules ex rogo in polum.

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Title
Hercules ex rogo in polum.
Additional title: Hercules, led by Jupiter, goes to Mount Olympus to live with the gods after burning his mortal body on a funeral pyre.
Names
Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm) (1600-1642) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1600 - 1700
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Her
Topics
Heracles (Greek mythology)
Future life
Immortality
Death
Mythology
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Smoke
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D
Cremation
Notes
Source identifier: 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: 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."
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 18.7 x 25.1 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cdab3fa0-c5be-012f-63db-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1600: Created (Approximate)
  • 1600: Creator Born
  • 1642: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules ex rogo in polum." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1600 - 1700. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6015-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules ex rogo in polum." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6015-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1600 - 1700). Hercules ex rogo in polum. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6015-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hercules ex rogo in polum.