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LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book II: Aeneas recounts the sack of Troyvv. 680-684: When Aeneas turns to leave his family to seek a heroic death, flames appear on the head of Ascanius
Vergil Aeneid Book II: Aeneas recounts the sack of Troyvv. 671-678: Creusa implores Aeneas not to seek a heroic death
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 3225 (Vergilius Vaticanus)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
circa 400
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 3225, fol. 22r (pict. 16)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, pp. 27-28
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
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