The apparition of a snake during Aeneas’ sacrifice at the tomb of Anchises
Engraving by Jean Baptiste Raphael Urbain Massard (1775—1843), 1798.

The apparition of a snake during Aeneas’ sacrifice at the tomb of Anchises.

Engraving by Jean Baptiste Raphael Urbain Massard (1775—1843), 1798.
Description:
Ille agmine longo
tandem inter pateras et levia pocula serpens
libavitque dapes, rursusque innoxius imo
successit tumulo, et depasta altaria liquit.

Virgil. Aen. V. 90—94.

Credits:
Image: Virgil. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis, Pierre Didot, 1798.
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History of Ancient Rome