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LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 3225 (Vergilius Vaticanus)
Vergil Aeneid Book IX: In Aeneas's absence, Turnus attacks in vain the Trojan campvv. 117-122 (also Ov. Met. XIV, 545-565): After Turnus set fire to the Trojan's ships, Cybele turns them into nymphs
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ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
circa 400
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 3225, fol. 71r (pict. 47)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg) (Schlagwort Hs. Rom, Verwandlung der Schiffe in Nymphen)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, pp. 70-71
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
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