Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amor
Single figure With attributesObjectsBow and arrows
Single figure Standing
Various activitiesBlindfolded With other figures
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS fr. 861
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
RITUAL
Idol worship
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
French
DATE
circa 1500
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → fr. 861, fol. 33v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
VergilAeneid (Octavien de Saint-Gelais translation)
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RELATIONS
Archives et manuscrits BnF
Digitised manuscript - Gallica
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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