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LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 3225 (Vergilius Vaticanus)
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfvv. 56-64: Dido sacrifices to Ceres, Phoebus, Bacchus, and especially to Juno
RITUAL
Sacrifice
Animals Bull
Animals Sheep
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
circa 400
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 3225, fol. 33v (pict. 22)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, pp. 36-37
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
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