Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 3225 (Vergilius Vaticanus)
Vergil Aeneid Book V: Games in honour of Anchises on Sicily, journey towards Italyvv. 114-243: Games in honour of Anchises: ship race
Further details
includes illustration of vv. 172-177: the helmsman Menoetes is thrown into the sea for steering a too risk-averse course
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
circa 400
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 3225, fol. 43v (pict. 29)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, p. 131
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
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