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HISTORY
World chronicles
CyclesManuscripts Chronique of Baudouin d'AvennesLondon, British Library, Royal 18 E V
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfvv. 642-666: Dido stabs herself with Aeneas's swordDido stabs herself, standing or kneeling, with no funeral pyre in sight
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfvv. 304-387: Dido, having learned of Aeneas impending departure, challenges him
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Liédet, Loyset (c1420-1479) (follower)
DATE
1473 - 1479
LOCATION
London, British Library → Royal 18 E V, fol. 73v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Chronique of Baudouin d'Avennes (L'histoire tripartite, Le trésor de sapience)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg) (labelled Eneas nimmt Abschied von Dido, Selbstmord Didos)
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British Library (digitised version)
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