Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book III: Aeneas recounts his journeys: Thrace, Delos, Crete, the island of the Harpies, Buthrotum, Italyvv. 137-140: After settling on Crete, the Trojans are forced by plague to move on
Vergil Aeneid Book III: Aeneas recounts his journeys: Thrace, Delos, Crete, the island of the Harpies, Buthrotum, Italyvv. 124-129: The Trojan sail past Naxos, Donysa, Paros and the Cyclades towards Crete
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 3225 (Vergilius Vaticanus)
Further details
The divers islands passed by the Trojans appear on the left
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
circa 400
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 3225, fol. 27r (pict. 19)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, pp. 30-31
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
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