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LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsLondon, British Library, King's MS 24 (Rome, 1483-1485)
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 on a funeral pyre
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfvv. 581-583: Aeneas sails away from Carthage
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfvv. 161-166: A thunderstorm approaches, and Dido and Aeneas seek shelter in the same cave
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ARTIST/CREATOR
Roman
DATE
1483 - 1485
LOCATION
London, British Library → King's MS 24, fol. 101v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
VergilAeneid
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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