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the greatest story ever written. it has suspense, violence and more, and all this in the first 289 lines, the latin gcse set text!
"When i get a job, I want to translate Virgil for a living"
by Virgil March 01, 2005
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One who has a mania for music.
I am a melomaniac.
by Larstait November 14, 2003
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The epic poem by Publius Vegilius Maro, or Vergil who wrote it for augustus caesar about the adventures of Aeneas, (SPOILER ALERT!) from the receiving of the Trojan Horse, to the killing of Turnus,
The Aeneid translation of Roberts Fagles is the best book ever, it has sex, violence, msytery, song, love, hate, and just about every other humor emotion, and is very hard to read in latin.
by Cogitator August 13, 2008
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this is iliad reversed. a band of survivors of troy land in latium/italy to found a new home. they are the invaders this time and invaders win once more with the help of the confusion of the olympic gods. turnus, a hector-like figure lacking in nobility of spirit is killed by aeneas.
The Aeneid shares with the Iliad and the Odyssey a tone of ironic tragedy, as characters act against their own wishes, submit their lives to fate, and often meet dark ends.
by slothics March 06, 2005
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Virgil's epic Greek poem about the great Trojan warrior Aeneas and the many tossings he received, on land and on sea, from the gods.
Line 3 of the Aeneid-"...and he received many tossing on land and sea..."
by Airgear1 February 03, 2011
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