noun, plural di·dos, di·does.Usually didos, didoes. Informal.
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Some activities or events in Dido’s culture may have required the aid of a powerful woman.
At Dido’s house, for example, archaeologist Carolyn Nakamura counted 141 figurines, and of these 54 were animal figurines while only five were fully human ones.
Perhaps when Dido and her neighbors made these figures, they were calling on the power of specific female ancestors rather than some abstract magical force.
But Dido got to the loot first, and absconded with it to North Africa, where she set up her kingdom.
No naïf or innocent, Dido knows plenty about ambition, and how heartless it can make a (hu)man.
The critic, in censuring poor Dido and her sister, totally forgets their very reasonable ground of provocation.
In utter misery Dido, on pretext of burning all Æneas' love-gifts, prepares a pyre and summons a sorceress.
Dido sends Anna with a last appeal to Æneas, who nevertheless, in spite of struggles, obeys the gods (469-513).
Venus feigns assent to Juno's proposal that Æneas shall marry Dido and be king of Carthage.
He fled to Dido's father Belus, and with the help of the latter founded a new kingdom in Cyprus.