Dido and Anna : The Aeneid Picture

Just a quick drabble I didn't even bother to color.

I just finished translating book four of the Aeneid and received my new tablet today!!

I wanted to depict the scene where Dido, the queen of Carthage, is consoling in her younger sister, Anna, about how she believes she is in love with Aeneas, a Trojan War refugee. When Aeneas ship wrecks in Northern Africa on his way to Italy, his mother, Venus, tells her son, Cupid, to shoot Dido with an arrow so she will fall in love with Aeneas. Bam. She's in love.

Dido is a widowed queen and laments to her sister that she still loves her husbands, Sychaeus, and says she would never do anything with "that handsome Trojan." Well she lies, they do the frickle frackle, and live blissfully for a while until Aeneas has to leave causing Dido to kill herself from sorrow.

Woops. Spoiler alert.

I just love the idea of two sisters gossiping mostly because I myself have an older sister. I get the idea!
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