Aeneid [ ih- nee-id ] SHOW IPA / ɪˈni ɪd / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun a Latin epic poem by Vergil, recounting the adventures of Aeneas after the fall of Troy.
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How to use Aeneid in a sentence
What is the
Aeneid if not a re-imagining of the Homeric epics?
The following is a list of the more important verse translations of the
Aeneid which have appeared.
The sixth book of the
AEneid is the most pleasing and perfect composition of Latin poetry.
In literary poems such as the
Aeneid they seem to be avoided.
I can do without his "Iliad," and wait, if necessary, for the "
Aeneid is the triumph of an unconscionable Celticism over the whole moral plan of Vergil's epic. British Dictionary definitions for Aeneid noun 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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Cultural definitions for Aeneid
epic in Latin by Virgil. The Aeneid begins with the adventures of Aeneas and his men after the Trojan War (see also Trojan War) and ends when Aeneas gains control of the Italian peninsula, which will eventually become the base of the Roman Empire.
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