The Aeneid

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The Aeneid

  1. 1. Virgil’s Aeneid
  2. 2. Virgil 70-19 BCE
  3. 3. Virgil Reading the Aeneid to Augustus and Octavia Angelica Kauffmann, 1788
  4. 4. The Aeneid 30-19 BCE
  5. 5. Juno Ordering Aeolus to Release the Winds François Boucher, 1769
  6. 6. Aeneas and Achates on the Libyan Coast Dosso Dossi, c. 1515
  7. 7. Venus Appearing to Aeneas as a Huntress Pietro da Cortona, 1631
  8. 8. Dido Building Carthage, or The Rise of the Carthaginian Empire J. M. W. Turner, 1815
  9. 9. The Meeting of Dido and Aeneas Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, 1766
  10. 10. Aeneas Introducing Cupid Disguised as Ascanius to Dido Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1757
  11. 11. Aeneas Tells Dido the Misfortunes of Troy Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, 1815
  12. 12. Aeneas and his Father Fleeing Troy Simon Vouet, c. 1635
  13. 13. Aeneas’s Flight from Troy Federico Barocci, 1598
  14. 14. Dido and Aeneas Jean Raoux, 18th c.
  15. 15. Dido and Aeneas Theodoor van Thulden, 17th c.
  16. 16. Landscape with Dido and Aeneas Thomas Jones, 1769
  17. 17. Landscape with Union of Dido and Aeneas Gaspard Dughet and Carlo Maratta, c. 1668
  18. 18. Aeneas and Dido in the Cave Pierre Lacour, 1774
  19. 19. Aeneas’s Farewell to Dido in Carthage Claude Lorrain, 1676
  20. 20. The Death of Dido Joseph Stallaert, 1872
  21. 21. Aeneas and the Sibyl in the Underworld Jan Brueghel the Younger, c. 1630s
  22. 22. Aeneas and Anchises in Hades Alexander Ubeleski, 17th c.
  23. 23. Aeneas at the Court of Latinus Ferdinand Bol, 1663
  24. 24. Latinus Offers Aeneas His Daughter Lavinia in Marriage Francesco de Mura, 18th c.
  25. 25. Venus at Vulcan’s Forge Bartholomäus Spranger, c. 1610
  26. 26. Vulcan Presenting Arms to Venus for Aeneas François Boucher, 1756
  27. 27. Venus Presenting Arms to Aeneas Nicolas Poussin, 1639
  28. 28. Aeneas Conquering Turnus Luca Giordano, 17th c.

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