Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidHeroides and Double Heroides CyclesVenice: Tacuino, 1501, and later editions
OvidHeroides and Double Heroides VII. Dido to Aeneas
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 586-593: Aeneas becomes visible in front of Dido
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 falls into Aeneas's sword
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfDido and Aeneas as lovers, but not in the cave
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfvv. 304-387: Dido, having learned of Aeneas impending departure, challenges him
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Venetian
DATE
1501
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Epistole Heroides (CNCE 34359), Venice (Tacuino), 1501
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