Laocoon

Laocoon

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Caption: Laocoon Whole folio A scene from the 'Aeneid'. Laocoon the priest of Apollo at Troy who warned the Trojans against the wooden horse is entwined with his twin sons by two sea serpents. Beside him are two temples and a bull at a sacrifical altar.This copy of the 5th century Vatican Virgil was produced for Cardinal Camillo Mazzimi Image taken from Aeneid. Originally published in Italy Rome; 1642.

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Keywords: aeneid, animal, bovine, bull, cattle, historical, history, latin, religious structure, reptile, sacrifice, snake, temple

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