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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 on a funeral pyre
Modern
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe casibus virorum illustrium CyclesParis, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS fr. 229
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe casibus virorum illustrium Book IIDido, Queen of Carthage
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
French
DATE
1435 - 1440
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → fr. 229, fol. 56r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Boccaccio, GiovanniDe cas des nobles hommes et femmes (Laurent de Premierfait translation)
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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 (Gallica).
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