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The Sibyl of Cumae guides Aeneas through the Underworld.

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Title
The Sibyl of Cumae guides Aeneas through the Underworld.
Additional title: Aeneae descensus ad inferos cum Sibylla Cumaea.
Names
Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm) (1600-1642) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Sibyls

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 16--
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Sib
Topics
Future life
Mythology
Hell
Sibyls
Aeneas (Legendary character)
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D
Charon (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content : Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "The Sibyl of Cumae guides Aeneas around Hell ; 'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 14) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."

Source identifier: 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 18.6 x 24.8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 2d8ff340-c5bf-012f-0494-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 16: Created
  • 1600: Creator Born
  • 1642: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Sibyl of Cumae guides Aeneas through the Underworld." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 16. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4705-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Sibyl of Cumae guides Aeneas through the Underworld." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4705-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (16). The Sibyl of Cumae guides Aeneas through the Underworld. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4705-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Sibyl of Cumae guides Aeneas through the Underworld.