Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book III: Aeneas recounts his journeys: Thrace, Delos, Crete, the island of the Harpies, Buthrotum, Italyvv. 692-708: The Trojans sail past several Sicilian landmarks and land in Drepanum
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 3225 (Vergilius Vaticanus)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Maps and globes Europe and the MediterraneanItalySicily
Further details
Image inspired by ancient cartographic imagery
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
circa 400
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 3225, fol. 31v (pict. 21)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, pp. 34-35
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
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