- Publius Vergilius Maro, 70–19 b.c., Roman poet: author of The Aeneid.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for vergil
Vergil again: “He was lyttle of stature, deformyd of body, thone showlder being higher than thother.”We Told You So: Richard III Society Celebrates Their Hero’s Rediscovery
February 5, 2013
Theocritus calls the hyacinth black—melan—and so does Vergil.In a Little Town
Their argument was as unlike one of the debates in Vergil's Eclogues as possible.
Both his rhythm and language are closely modelled on Vergil.Helps to Latin Translation at Sight
The idea that they are the 'gods of pain' is taken from Vergil, n. vi.
He more likely found them in Vergil, who has Erinnys, n. ii.
- a variant spelling of Virgil