- a Latin epic poem by Vergil, recounting the adventures of Aeneas after the fall of Troy.
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Examples from the Web for aeneid
What is the Aeneid if not a re-imagining of the Homeric epics?The Power of Myths
February 26, 2010
He used it in translating the second and fourth books of Virgil's "Aeneid."A Dish Of Orts
Within a week I had read the Aeneid through, and was reading it a second time.The Strolling Saint
In translating the Aeneid he follows what he conceives to have been Virgil's practice.Early Theories of Translation
Flora Ross Amos
My admiration for the Aeneid is not so great, but it is none the less real.Story of My Life
The Dominie opened the Aeneid of Virgil, and commenced forthwith.Jacob Faithful
Captain Frederick Marryat
- an epic poem in Latin by Virgil relating the experiences of Aeneas after the fall of Troy, written chiefly to provide an illustrious historical background for Rome
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