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LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book VIII: Vision of the river god Tiber, journey to king Evander of Pallantium, Venus brings Aeneas new armsvv. 81-85: Aeneas finds, as Tiber had prophesied, a sow with 30 piglets, and sacrifices her to Jupiter and Juno
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. 69r (pict. 46)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, p. 137
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
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