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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
Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de MeunRoman de la RoseCyclesLondon, British Library, Harley 4425
Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de MeunRoman de la RoseEpisodesSuicide of Dido, as recounted by Vielle
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Master of the Prayerbooks of c1500 (active in Bruges)
DATE
1490 - 1500
LOCATION
London, British Library → Harley MS 4425, fol. 117v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de MeunLe Roman de la Rose
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RELATIONS
BL Detailed record
Digitised manuscript
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress foundation.
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