Aeneid

Aeneid

[ih-nee-id]
noun
a Latin epic poem by Vergil, recounting the adventures of Aeneas after the fall of Troy.
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Aeneid (ɪˈniːɪd)
 
n
an epic poem in Latin by Virgil relating the experiences of Aeneas after the fall of Troy, written chiefly to provide an illustrious historical background for Rome

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Aeneid [(i-nee-id)]

An epic in Latin by Virgil. The Aeneid begins with the adventures of Aeneas and his men after the Trojan War and ends when Aeneas gains control of the Italian peninsula, which will eventually become the base of the Roman Empire.

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