In the way of Aeneas, Bugs was possessed by a revelatory calling to found a great city.
Then a storm blows Aeneas, the celebrated Trojan hero, onto her shores.
As he wavers Aeneas poises the deadly weapon, and, marking his chance, hurls it in from afar with all his strength of body.
One day a man named Aeneas came to her cave to question her.
His voice went strangely through the mask's parted lips, as he thanked Mr. Aeneas.
And would that he your king, that Aeneas were here, storm-driven to this same haven!
Evander shows the town to Aeneas, tells him of the former state of Latium, and points out to him the chief places of interest.
Then among them all Aeneas spoke thus: 'Hearken to this, and attend in good cheer.
The spear, therefore, sped from Aeneas's hand in vain and fell quivering to the ground.
Here the fluttering phantom of flying Aeneas darts and hides itself.
hero of the "Æneid," son of Anchises and Aphrodite, Latin, from Greek Aineias, of unknown origin, perhaps literally "praise-worthy," from ainos "tale, story, saying, praise" (related to enigma); or perhaps related to ainos "horrible, terrible." The Aeneid (late 15c. in English) is literally "of or pertaining to Aeneas," from French Enéide, Latin Æneida.
A famous warrior of classical mythology; a leader in the Trojan War on the Trojan side. After the fall of Troy, Aeneas fled with his father and son and was shipwrecked at Carthage in northern Africa. There Dido, the queen of Carthage, fell in love with him and ultimately committed suicide when she realized that Aeneas could not stay with her forever. After many trials, Aeneas arrived in what is now Italy. The ancient Romans believed that they were descended from the followers of Aeneas.
Note: Because he carried his elderly father out of the ruined Troy on his back, Aeneas represents filial devotion and duty.
Note: The doomed love of Aeneas and Dido has been a source for artistic creation since ancient times.