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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aeneidnoun

    an epic in Latin by Virgil; tells the adventures of Aeneas after the Trojan War; provides an illustrious historical background for the Roman Empire

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  1. Aeneidnoun

    Classic epic poem, written in Latin by Virgil in the 1st century BC (between 29 and 19 BC), that tells the legendary story of Aeneas fleeing Troy and settling in Italy as ancestor of the Romans.

  2. Etymology: *IPA English pronunciation: [əˈniːɪd]

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  1. Aeneid

    The Aeneid ( ih-NEE-id; Latin: Aenē̆is [ae̯ˈneːɪs] or [ˈae̯neɪs]) is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who fled the fall of Troy and travelled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. It comprises 9,896 lines in dactylic hexameter. The first six of the poem's twelve books tell the story of Aeneas' wanderings from Troy to Italy, and the poem's second half tells of the Trojans' ultimately victorious war upon the Latins, under whose name Aeneas and his Trojan followers are destined to be subsumed. The hero Aeneas was already known to Greco-Roman legend and myth, having been a character in the Iliad. Virgil took the disconnected tales of Aeneas' wanderings, his vague association with the foundation of Rome and his description as a personage of no fixed characteristics other than a scrupulous pietas, and fashioned the Aeneid into a compelling founding myth or national epic that tied Rome to the legends of Troy, explained the Punic Wars, glorified traditional Roman virtues, and legitimized the Julio-Claudian dynasty as descendants of the founders, heroes, and gods of Rome and Troy. The Aeneid is widely regarded as Virgil's masterpiece and one of the greatest works of Latin literature.

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  1. aeneid

    The Aeneid is an epic poem written by the Roman poet Virgil between 29 and 19 BC. It tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. The Aeneid is considered one of the most important works of Western literature.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aeneidnoun

    the great epic poem of Virgil, of which the hero is Aeneas

  2. Etymology: [L. Aeneis, Aeneidis, or -dos: cf. F. nide.]

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  1. Aeneid

    The Aeneid is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who travelled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. It is composed of 9,896 lines in dactylic hexameter. The first six of the poem's twelve books tell the story of Aeneas' wanderings from Troy to Italy, and the poem's second half tells of the Trojans' ultimately victorious war upon the Latins, under whose name Aeneas and his Trojan followers are destined to be subsumed. The hero Aeneas was already known to Greco-Roman legend and myth, having been a character in the Iliad, composed in the 8th century BC. Virgil took the disconnected tales of Aeneas' wanderings, his vague association with the foundation of Rome and a personage of no fixed characteristics other than a scrupulous piety, and fashioned this into a compelling founding myth or national epic that at once tied Rome to the legends of Troy, explained the Punic wars, glorified traditional Roman virtues and legitimized the Julio-Claudian dynasty as descendants of the founders, heroes and gods of Rome and Troy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aeneid in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aeneid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of aeneid in a Sentence

  1. Virgil:

    Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit (Perhaps it will be pleasing sometime to have remembered these things, from The Aeneid)

  2. Lao Tzu:

    No day shall erase you from the memory of time. An inscription on a wall from 911 by Virgil Aeneid.

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