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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 kneeling, with no funeral pyre in sight
Modern
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe claris mulieribus CyclesParis, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 12420
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe claris mulieribus cap. 42: Dido or Elissa, Queen of Carthage
SOCIAL LIFE
Kingship
Queens
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1401 - 1402
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → fr. 12420, fol. 61v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Boccaccio, GiovanniDes cleres et nobles femmes
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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