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LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesManuscriptsOxford, Bodleian Library, Canon. Class. Lat. 52
Vergil Aeneid Book IX: In Aeneas's absence, Turnus attacks in vain the Trojan campPrecise narrative context unknown
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
Further details
Armoured warriors before the gates of a tower.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Niccolò di Giacomo da Bologna (born c1330, died before 1402)
DATE
3rd quarter 14th century
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Canon. Class. Lat. 52, fol. 100r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
VergilAeneid
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RELATIONS
Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries
Acknowledgements
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