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Miniature of rural life from BL King's 24, f. 37

Miniature of rural life from BL King's 24, f. 37

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Detail of miniature illustrating book III of Virgil's Georgics, with shepherds in a landscape with sheep, goats, cattle, sheep-shearing, and milking. Image taken from f. 37 of Bucolica (index Bucolics, Eclogues)(ff. 1-16v); Georgica (index Georgics)(ff. 17-58), with argumenta; Aeneis (index Aeneid)(ff. 58v-244v), with argumenta and verse preface, omitting 2:567-588 ('The King's Virgil'). Written in Latin.
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1450 - 1500
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