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LITERATURE
Ancient
→ Vergil → Aeneid → Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herself → vv. 642-666: Dido stabs herself with Aeneas's sword
→ Dido falls into Aeneas's sword
→ Dido stabs herself, standing or kneeling, with no funeral pyre in sight
→ Dido stabs herself, standing or seated, next to logs or a fire
→ Dido stabs herself, standing on a funeral pyre
→ Dido stabs herself, seated or reclining on her and Aeneas's bed
→ Dido, half bust, stabbing herself in the throat with a dagger