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LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidHeroides and Double Heroides CyclesParis, Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, MS 5108
OvidHeroides and Double Heroides VII. Dido to Aeneas
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 stabs herself, standing or kneeling, with no funeral pyre in sight
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfvv. 160-172: Dido and Aeneas embrace each other in the cave
Vergil Aeneid Events after the end of the AeneidLavinia and AeneasWith Ascanius and Iulius
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
French
DATE
early 16th century
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal → 5108, fol. 54r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Heroides (Octavien de Saint-Gelais translation)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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