Aeneid

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Aeneid 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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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n AEneid ē′nē-id an epic poem written by Virgil, the hero of which is Æneas.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. Æneis, -idos.

Usage

In literature:

I have also been visiting dear old Virgil; his Georgics, and the 6th and 8th Books of the AEneid.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes Vol. II" by Edward FitzGerald
Vergil worked eleven years on the Aeneid.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
It is comparing "Ovid's Metamorphoses" with "Virgil's AEneid;" they are quite different things.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
Virgil has the same idea in the AEneid, book x; 'Annuit, et totum metu tremefecit Olympum.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
FACILIS DESCENSUS AVERNI: a misquotation from Vergil's "Aeneid," Book VI, line 126.
"The Short-story" by William Patterson Atkinson
He was preceded by Marcellus (28 B. C.) whose premature fate is so admirably described by Virgil (AEneid, vi.
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
The mathematician Euler could repeat the Aeneid of Virgil from beginning to end, containing nearly nine thousand lines.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
The story of Polydorus is related in the third Book of the AEneid, and is also told by Hyginus, with some variations.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
Finally Virgil has somewhat transformed the legend and put it into his AEneid.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider
Stanyhurst, Richard, The First Four Books of the AEneid.
"A History of English Literature" by George Saintsbury
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In news:

Students in Latin IV read four books of Vergil's Aeneid in Latin this year.
They chose a scene from the Aeneid which they found interesting.
Smock 's Deer at Gethsemani delves into the clean and powerful depth of lyrical reality using the eclogue, sets of pastoral poems made famous by Virgil's the Aeneid.
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In science:

An early example of optimization problem is narrated in Virgil’s Aeneid: Dido, a Phenician princess, is obliged to flee Tyre, her hometown, after her husband is murdered by her brother, a cruel tyrant.
Theoretical analysis of optimization problems - Some properties of random k-SAT and k-XORSAT
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