Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Cyclopes
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 3225 (Vergilius Vaticanus)
Vergil Georgics CyclesVergilius Vaticanus (ca. 400)
Vergil GeorgicsBook IVPraise of the bees (Georg. 4:170-178)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsBee
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
Metal-workersBlacksmiths
Further details
Comparison of bees with Cyclopes - however, the miniature shows two-eyed men working
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
circa 400
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 3225, fol. 8v (pict. 7)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, pp. 16-17
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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