Aeneas

Definitions

  • Aeneas, carrying Anchises, flees with his wife and child
    Aeneas, carrying Anchises, flees with his wife and child
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Aeneas a mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Aeneas approaches Helen and sees a vision of the gods Aeneas approaches Helen and sees a vision of the gods
Aeneas is visited by the spirit of his wife Aeneas is visited by the spirit of his wife
Dido refuses to listen to Aeneas' apology Dido refuses to listen to Aeneas' apology
Tiber appears to Aeneas in a dream Tiber appears to Aeneas in a dream
Aeneas asks his companions to take the body Aeneas asks his companions to take the body

Usage

In literature:

Among the rest we have also Hannibal, Holofernes, Romulus and Remus, AEneas, and Susannah.
"The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed." by Elizabeth Stone
Lord Somers translated Dido to AEneas, and Ariadne to Theseus.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
At the right of its long-closed door stood a bronze statue of AEneas.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 1" by Felix Dahn
People called Dardanians were led by Aeneas, who was said to be the son of the most beautiful of the goddesses.
"Tales of Troy and Greece" by Andrew Lang
But pious AEneas sanctioned no such reckless revelry as too often is visible on the Epsom downs.
"Here and There in London" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Such is AEneas Silvio's account of Viennese society.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
This Aeneas was a lord of great worth, wise and of great prowess, and very beautiful in person.
"Villani's Chronicle" by Giovanni Villani
Confess we must, reluctantly, that AEneas chills the AEneid.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 354, April 1845" by Various
Virgil, upon a pillar 'of tinned iron clere,' supports 'the fame of pius AEneas.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 355, May 1845" by Various
His Dido and AEneas is the first English opera.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
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In poetry:

But oh, whate'er the sky-led seasons mar,
Moon upon moon rebuilds it with her beams;
Come we where Tullus and where Ancus are
And good Aeneas, we are dust and dreams.
"Diffugere Nives" by A E Housman
Fortunati ambo, si quid mea carmina possunt,
Nulla dies nunquam memori vos eximet aevo,
Dum domus Aeneae Capitoli immobile saxum
Accolet, imperiumque pater romanus habebit.
"The Heroic Enthusiasts - Part The Second =First Dialogue.=" by Giordano Bruno
Upon the Actian marshes Virgil is Phoebus' chief of police,
He can tabulate Caesar's great ships.
He thrills to Ilian arms,
He shakes the Trojan weapons of Aeneas,
And casts stores on Lavinian beaches.
"Homage To Sextus Propertius - XII" by Ezra Pound
Tomorrow may loveless, may lover tomorrow make love. XVIII
Lavinia of Laurentum she chose to bed
Her son Aeneas, and for the black Mars won
The virgin Silvia, to found the Roman line:
Sire Romulus, and Caesar her grandson.
"The Vigil Of Venus" by Allen Tate
I sing not old Jason who travell'd through Greece
To kiss the fair maids and possess the rich fleece,
Nor sing I AEneas, who, led by his mother,
Got rid of one wife and went far for another.
Derry down, down, hey derry down.
"Down-Hall. A Ballad." by Matthew Prior

In news:

Uncle Aeneas ' proud of Byrd's play.
Bach Collegium will breathe new life into 300-year-old opera, 'Dido and Aeneas .
Bach Collegium will breathe new life into 300-year-old opera, 'Dido and Aeneas.
Baylor Opera's strong chorus, entertaining narrative in ' Dido and Aeneas'.
COSTAS Amber Star Merkens and Domingo Estrada Jr in 'Dido and Aeneas'.
NEW YORK—Showing us his muscular back, Aeneas stands on a pedestal defying the chorus arrayed in a line upstage.
But that doesn't mean anything goes, which seemed to be the case with the oblique Dido+, a Curtis Opera Theatre production of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and then some.
Purcell 's "Dido and Aeneas" belongs not only to the early history of opera but also, as Thursday's performance at Florence Gould Hall reminded us, to that of ballet.
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