Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 586-593: Aeneas becomes visible in front of Dido
Modern
Guido delle Colonne (Guido de Columna or de Columnis)Historia destructionis Troiae CyclesCologny, Bibliotheca Bodmeriana, 160
Further details
The image illustrates the passage of Aeneas meeting Dido in the temple of Juno - this passage seems to be an interpolation into Guido's text, which hardly mentions the fate of Aeneas
ARTIST/CREATOR
Flemish
DATE
1469
LOCATION
Cologny, Bibliotheca Bodmeriana → Bodmer 160, fol. 223r (formerly Dyson Perrins 99)
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