Sunday, December 11, 2011

The mosaic of Virgil(3rd century AD) in Bardo museum

Virgil inspired by two muses(Clio the muse of History with the writing tablet and Melpomene the muse of tragedy with mask)  writing the Aeneid (the 8th verse):
Musa mihi causas memora quo numine laes....
O muse put me in mind.....