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GODS & MYTHS
Penates
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book III: Aeneas recounts his journeys: Thrace, Delos, Crete, the island of the Harpies, Buthrotum, Italyvv. 147-171: The Trojan Penates appear to Aeneas in a dream and tell him that Italy, not Crete, was the destination indicated by the oracle
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. 28r (pict. 20)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, p.
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
Acknowledgements
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