Tu Marcellus eris

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Karen Barrett-Wilt
by Paola Severi Michelangeli
published on 17 August 2014
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Painting by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, 1812 CE, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Belgium. In the Aeneid, Aeneas sees Marcellus in the Underworld and is saddened by Marcellus' early death. When this passage is read to Augustus (Marcellus' uncle) and Octavia (his mother), Octavia faints, as seen here.

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Michelangeli, P. S. (2014, August 17). Tu Marcellus eris. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2929/tu-marcellus-eris/

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