The Aeneid in Slides


Bust of Vergil on Capitoline

Vergil with Muses. Mosaic from Tunisia

Family Tree of Aeneas

Book I

Boucher. Juno asking Aeolus to Release the Winds

Delacroix. Juno and Aeolus (in Sao Paolo)

Aeneas in storm. Codex Romanus. 5th cent. Vatican

Rubens. Quos ego. Dresden

Aeneas lands in Carthage. Illuminated manuscript. . London.

Book II

Sinon. Illuminated manuscript.

Laocoon. Vatican.

Laocoon cartoons.

Trojan Horse. Amphora. Mykonos. c.670 B.C.

Trojan Horse cartoons.

Trojan Horse. Pompeian fresco.

Death of Priam. Black-figure amphora. c.510 B.C. Wurtzburg

Death of Priam. Red-figure krater. c.460 B.C. Altamura Painter. Boston

Aenease and Anchises. Red-figure krater. c.460 B.C. Altamura Painter. Boston

Aeneas and Anchises. Bernini. Borghese. Rome.

Aeneas and Anchises. Barocci. 1598.

Escape from Troy. Illuminated Manuscript. 15th cent. Vatican

Escape from Troy. Woodcut from Strasbourg, 1502

Aeneas and Anchises as dogs. Pompeii.

Book III

Travels of Aeneas. Map

Polyphemus. Limoges plate. Nelson Art Gallery, KC. c.1530

Book IV

Aeneas and Dido Hunting. Mosaic. London.

Aenease and Dido in the cave. Codex Romanus. 5th cent. Vatican.

Aeneas and Dido in the cave. Daumier.

Rumor. Drawing by Loyola Academy student

Death of Dido. Illuminated Manuscript

Dying Dido. Book plate by Petrina.

Book VI

Cumaean Sybil. Michelangelo. Sistine Chapel. Vatican

Cumae (archaeological site)

Aeneas in Underworld. Testa. 1654. Met

Aeneas in Underworld. Illuminated Manuscript

Aeneas and Dido in the Underworld. Daumier

Book VII

Aeneas lands in Italy. Da Cortona (1596-1669)

Evander welcomes Aeneas

Vergil Reads Aeneid to Augustus. French School. Art Institute

This is a list of slides which Professor Tom Sienkewicz shows his students at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois when he lectures on Vergil's Aeneid. If you have any questions, you may contact him at

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