Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Single figure With attributesBow and arrows
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 314-334: Venus appears to Aeneas and Achates as Virgin Huntress
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
Aeneid
Further details
Inscribed 'virginis os habitumque gerens et virginis arma' from Aeneid, I, 314-20, hence the medal shows Venus in disguise of a huntress
ARTIST/CREATOR
Niccolò Fiorentino (died 1499)
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Unknown location
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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