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Aeneas

(ē`nēəs, ĭnē`–), palsied man whom Peter cured in the Acts of the Apostles.

Aeneas

(ĭnē`əs), in Greek mythology, a Trojan, son of AnchisesAnchises
, in Greek mythology, member of the ruling family of Troy; father of Aeneas by Aphrodite. When Anchises boasted of the goddess's love, Zeus crippled or, in some versions of the legend, blinded him.
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 and Aphrodite. After the fall of Troy he escaped, bearing his aged father on his back. He stayed at Carthage with Queen Dido, then went to Italy, where his descendants founded Rome. The deeds of Aeneas are the substance of the great Roman epic, the Aeneid of VergilVergil
or Virgil
(Publius Vergilius Maro) , 70 B.C.–19 B.C., Roman poet, b. Andes dist., near Mantua, in Cisalpine Gaul; the spelling Virgil is not found earlier than the 5th cent. A.D. Vergil's father, a farmer, took his son to Cremona for his education.
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Aeneas

Trojan hero; legendary founder of Roman race. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
See: Heroism

Aeneas

carried his father Anchises from burning Troy. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
See: Loyalty
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56) When Aineias throws a spear at Achilleus in Book 20, the spear cannot penetrate the shield.
11) Kassandra proves unable to abandon these binary oppositions entirely, but it becomes more and more difficult for her to speak in terms of a positive "we" that signals her identification with Trojans as her life progresses and, in the end, rather than face the potential emergence of a similarly self-destructive and oppressive culture under even the benevolent Aineias, she chooses death rather than life with him in a time that demands heroes and thereby objectifies women and men alike (K, 160; C,138).
Und ich, horte ich mich zu Aineias sagen, ich habe es von Anfang an gewu[beta]t.
Aineias the Tactician: How to Survive under Siege (Oxford, 1990), is a work with useful notes and up-to-date bibliography.
Aineias the Tactician, author of the earliest surviving Western volume devoted to military strategy (How to Survive Under Siege, written in the mid-fourth century B.
Aineias loses his chario Oileus and Sarpedon lose their lives as well.