Paintings of 1747

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The Royal Hunt Of Dido and Aeneas by Francesco Solimena represents a moment from mythological story of Aeneas. The significant part of the story, the sequence of Aeneas and Dido is given much importance in Aeneid by Virgil as the whole love-affair led to some of the significant consequences in Italian history and Greek mythology. They both had a tragic love-story which from the start to end was a conspiracy set by gods. In a way, their love was the outcome of the enmity between goddesses, Venus and Juno. When Aeneas – a Trojan War Hero – fled Troy with his comrades he wandered in Mediterranean Sea for years to find the right place to rest. Finally, he approached Carthage for the shelter which was […]

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