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Miniature showing Roman archers surrounding and attacking the palace chamber where Mithridates, Hypsicratea, and three others are drinking poison from chalices and falling to the ground. Initial, rubric, border design.

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Miniature showing Roman archers surrounding and attacking the palace chamber where Mithridates, Hypsicratea, and three others are drinking poison from chalices and falling to the ground.  Initial, rubric, border design.

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Title
Miniature showing Roman archers surrounding and attacking the palace chamber where Mithridates, Hypsicratea, and three others are drinking poison from chalices and falling to the ground. Initial, rubric, border design.
Names
Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) (Author)
Collection

Des cleres et nobles femmes

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 (Approximate)
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 033
Topics
Women
Genres
Illuminations
Manuscripts
Miniatures (Illuminations)
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
French
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fbda3a40-c6ce-012f-7c86-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1313: Creator Born
  • 1375: Creator Died
  • 1450: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Miniature showing Roman archers surrounding and attacking the palace chamber where Mithridates, Hypsicratea, and three others are drinking poison from chalices and falling to the ground. Initial, rubric, border design." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ebe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Miniature showing Roman archers surrounding and attacking the palace chamber where Mithridates, Hypsicratea, and three others are drinking poison from chalices and falling to the ground. Initial, rubric, border design." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ebe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1450). Miniature showing Roman archers surrounding and attacking the palace chamber where Mithridates, Hypsicratea, and three others are drinking poison from chalices and falling to the ground. Initial, rubric, border design. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ebe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Miniature showing Roman archers surrounding and attacking the palace chamber where Mithridates, Hypsicratea, and three others are drinking poison from chalices and falling to the ground.  Initial, rubric, border design.