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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. 259-276: Mercury commands Aeneas to abandon Dido and go to Italy
Further details
Mercury is mostly lost
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
circa 400
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 3225, fol. 35v (pict. 23)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, p. 129
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
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