Birth of Alexander

Birth of Alexander

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Credit: BRITISH LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Birth of Alexander, Whole folio Olympias lies in bed, with two attendants standing, one of whom holds her hand; two others by the fire, one holding the baby Alexander. Outside, two eagles on the roof, and three female figures, one entering the building. In the background, the Temple of Diana burning, with stones falling from the sky. Text beginning with initial 'R'. Border of trompe l'oeil decoration of acanthus leaves, flowers, insects, birds, and a grotesque Image taken from Quinte Curce Ruffe des fais du grant Alexandre. Originally published in France; late 15th century.

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