Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book III: Aeneas recounts his journeys: Thrace, Delos, Crete, the island of the Harpies, Buthrotum, Italyvv. 62-68: The Trojans perform funeral rites for the murdered Polydorus
Vergil Aeneid Book III: Aeneas recounts his journeys: Thrace, Delos, Crete, the island of the Harpies, Buthrotum, Italyvv. 27-46: When Aeneas pulls out tree shoots, blood comes out of the earth and the voice of Polydorus laments his murder by the Thracians
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. 24v (pict. 18)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, pp. 28-29
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
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