(photo on external web page)
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LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfvv. 642-666: Dido stabs herself with Aeneas's swordDido stabs herself, standing or seated, next to logs or a fire
Modern
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe claris mulieribus CyclesParis (Verard), 1493
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe claris mulieribus cap. 42: Dido or Elissa, Queen of Carthage
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
French
DATE
1493
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe la louenge et vertu des nobles et cleres dames, Paris (Antoine Vérard), 1493
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RELATIONS
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress foundation. Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Réserve des livres rares, VELINS-1223.
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