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Aeneas' Arrival in Latium


Carole Raddato
published on 03 March 2021
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Roman bas-relief depicting the arrival of Aeneas and his Trojan companions in Italy, made about 140-150 CE. Aeneas is landing on the shores of Latium with his companions. His son Ascanius is behind him. On the left is the sow who tells him to found his city at Rome. British Museum, London.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.


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