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HISTORY
Ancient
Candaules of Lydia Candaules exposing the naked Nyssia to Gyges
LITERATURE
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 casibus virorum illustrium CyclesParis, Bibliothèque de l'Arsénal, MS 5193
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe casibus virorum illustrium Book IIDido, Queen of Carthage
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
French
DATE
1409 - 1419
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal → 5193, fol. 63v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe cas des nobles hommes et femmes (Laurent de Premierfait translation)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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