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Caption of illustration: Fama Volat. [Flying Fame]


Viewing: Harding B 5(77)

Ballad - Roud Number: V19069

Title: The wandering prince of Troy

First Line: When Troy town, for ten years wars

Notes:  See Simpson for the association of the tune \"Flying fame,\" alluded to in the cut, with the tune \"Queen Dido, or Troy Town\"


ESTC: T192597

Subjects:  Aeneas, Prince of Troy


IconClass Codes:
46C24: Sailing-ship, sailing-boat
25H23: Sea (seascape)
96A5(FAMA): Fama as Roman personification
96B323: Fama spreads the rumour of Dido's love-affair

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