Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 3225 (Vergilius Vaticanus)
Vergil Aeneid Book VII: Aeneas lands in Latium, beginning of conflict with Turnusvv. 37-106: Excursus: Latinus and Laviniavv. 71-77: During a sacrifice, Lavinia's hair started to burn, foretelling that she would be cause of a war
Vergil Aeneid Book VII: Aeneas lands in Latium, beginning of conflict with Turnusvv. 37-106: Excursus: Latinus and Lavinia10.vv. 59-70: A bee-swarm settles in the sacred laurel of Laurentum
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsBee
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
circa 400
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 3225, fol. 59v (pict. 40)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David H. Wright, The Vatican Vergil, Berkeley etc. 1993, p. 134
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RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
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