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In publication IV of Virgil's "Aeneid", some of the most studied books of that epic poem, Dido, queen of Carthage, is infected by way of love for Aeneas. The goddesses Juno and Venus plot to unite them, and their 'marriage' is consummated in a cave in the course of a hunt. even though, Jupiter sends Mercury to remind Aeneas of his responsibility, and the hero departs regardless of Dido's passionate pleas. on the finish of the e-book, Dido commits suicide.

This vintage variation of the Latin textual content of e-book IV replaces the long-serving variation through Gould and Whiteley, making this publication extra available to state-of-the-art scholars and taking account of the newest scholarship and demanding methods to Virgil. It features a great creation, annotation to give an explanation for language and content material, and a finished vocabulary.

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The Caucasus, mountain diversity among the Black Sea and Caspian Sea: 367 Cerēs Cereris f. Ceres, the goddess of food-crops: fifty eight Chaos n. Chaos, the vacancy sooner than the realm begun: 510 Cithaerōn -ōnis m. mountain among Thebes and Athens in Greece, position of the worship of Bacchus: 303 Coeus -i m. Coeus, a Titan, or, as Virgil makes him, an immense: 179 Crēsius -a -um adj. Cretan: 70 Crētes -um m. Cretans: 146 Cyllēnius -a -um adj. ‘from Cyllene’ describing Mercury, who was once born at the mountain Cyllene: 252, 258 Cynthus -ī m. Cynthus, a hill on Delos: 147 Cytherēa adj. Cytherean, ‘from Cythera’; a reputation for Venus, who used to be particularly linked to the island of Cythera: 128 Danăī -ōrum m. the Danai, one other identify for the Greeks: 425 Dardanius -a -um adj. Trojan, from Dardanus: 163, 224 Dardanus -ī m. Dardanus, the legendary forefather of the Trojan humans: 365 Dēlus -ī f. Delos, the island within the Aegean Sea the place Apollo and Diana have been born: a hundred and forty four Dīāna -ae f. the goddess Diana: 511 Dictaeus -a -um adj. of Mount Dicte, in Crete: seventy three Dīdō voc. and acc. Dīdō, different circumstances provided in Virgil via Elissa -ae f. Dido, Queen of Carthage: sixty eight, a hundred and one, 117, 124, a hundred sixty five, 171, 291, 304, 596 Dīrae -ārum f. pl. Latin note for the Eumenides, see above: 473 Dis Dītis m. one other identify for Pluto, god of the underworld: 702 Dryopes -um m. Dryopeans, contributors of a tribe from northern Greece: 146 Elissa -ae f. Elissa, one other identify for Dido: 335 Enceladus -i m. Enceladus, an incredible: 179 Erebus -ī m. Erebus, the darkish Underworld: 26 Eumenidēs -um f. the Eumenides, ‘the Kindly Ones’, the Furies – spirits of revenge: 469 Fāma -ae f. the goddess hearsay: 173-95, 298 Gaetūlus -a -um: Gaetulian, belonging to the Gaetuli, a humans of the deserts on Carthage’s borders: forty, 327 Garamantis -idis adj. f. Garamantian, belonging to the Garamantes, one other wasteland humans: 198 Graius -a -um adj. Greek: 228 Grynēus -a -um adj. (the ‘y’ is lengthy) from Gryneum in western Turkey. Apollo had an oracular shrine there: 345 Hammon -is m. the god of the good wilderness oasis of Siwah in Egypt; the African Jupiter: 198 Hecatē Gk. gen. Hecatēs f. Hecate, the goddess of witchcraft: 511 Hesperia -ae f. Hesperia, ‘the Western Land’, which Aeneas used to be informed to hunt: 355 Hesperides -um f. pl. the Hesperides, the ‘Maidens of the West’: 484 Hyrcānus -a -um adj. from Hyrcania, east of the Caspian Sea: 367 Iarbās acc. -ān gen. -ae Iarbas, an African king, Dido’s suitor: 36, 196, 327 Īliacus -a -um adj. Trojan: forty six, seventy eight, 537 Īris acc. Īrim f. Iris, the messenger goddess, the rainbow: 694 Ītalia -ae f. Italy: 106 Ĭūlus -ī m. Iulus, Aeneas’ son, also referred to as Ascanius: one hundred forty, 274 Iūnō -ōnis f. (the goddess) Juno: forty five, fifty eight, 166 Iuppiter Iovem Iovis Iovī Iove m. the ideal god Jupiter: ninety one, a hundred and ten Lāomedontēus -a -um adj. of Laomedon, Priam’s father, King of Troy Latium -ī n. Latium, the zone of Italy together with Rome, the place the Latin language is spoken: 432 Lāvīnium -ī n. Lavinium, city close to Rome based by means of Aeneas; adj. Lāvīnius -a -um: 236 Lēnaeus -a -um adj.

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