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LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 124-141: Neptune calms the seas ('Quos ego')
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 697-756: Aeneas and Amor (disguised as Ascanius) at Dido's feastwithout Amor-Ascanius in a prominent role
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
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 82-91: The storm
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 184-193: After landing, Aeneas, accompanied by Achates, shoots seven stags
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 194-197: Aeneas gives the Trojans the three stags and Trinacrian wine as a meal
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 174-179: The Trojans dry the corn that has become wet and grind it into flour
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 509-512: Aeneas sees some Trojans who had landed elsewhere after the storm
Vergil Aeneid CyclesModena, Galleria Estense (Niccolò dell'Abate, 1540)
Further details
At the right backgound the ships of several Trojans who had arrived elsewhere, in the middle ground probably Dido's banquet
ARTIST/CREATOR
Abate, Niccolò dell' (1509-1571)
DATE
1540
LOCATION
Modena, Galleria Estense (inv. 585)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Walter Bombe, Gli affreschi dell'Eneide di Niccolò dellAbate nel Palazzo di Scandiano, Bollettino d'Arte 10 (1931), pp. 529-553
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