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LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 2761
Vergil Aeneid Book X: Aeneas and Pallas, son of Evander, come to support the Trojans in the camp, Pallas is killed by Turnusvv. 888-908: Aeneas attacks the horse of Mezentius so that it throws him off, and then kills him with a sword
Vergil Aeneid Book X: Aeneas and Pallas, son of Evander, come to support the Trojans in the camp, Pallas is killed by TurnusHistoriated initial
Further details
Or the illumination could depict Turnus killing Pallas.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Italian
DATE
14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 2761, fol. 107r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
VergilAeneid
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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RELATIONS
BAV Digitised manuscript
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