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Aeneid

(ɪˈniːɪd)
n
(Poetry) 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

Ae•ne•id

(ɪˈni ɪd)

n.
a Latin epic poem by Virgil, recounting the adventures of Aeneas after the fall of Troy.
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Noun1.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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Aeneid

[ˈiːnɪɪd] NEneida f

Aeneid

nÄneide f
References in classic literature ?
It was in translating part of Virgil's Aeneid that Surrey used blank verse.
I have often thought that, by the particular description of Cerberus, the porter of hell, in the 6th Aeneid, Virgil might possibly intend to satirize the porters of the great men in his time; the picture, at least, resembles those who have the honour to attend at the doors of our great men.