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Venus and Aeneas from BL King's 24, f. 164

Venus and Aeneas from BL King's 24, f. 164

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Miniature of Venus arming Aeneas in the foreground, and on the right, Aeneas meeting Evander, at the beginning of book VII of Virgil's Aeneid, and decorated initial 'U'(t). Image taken from f. 164 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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