Aeneas


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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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But Diomed sprang upon Aeneas, though he knew him to be in the very arms of Apollo.
The son of Tydeus then gave way for a little space, to avoid the anger of the god, while Apollo took Aeneas out of the crowd and set him in sacred Pergamus, where his temple stood.
Aeneas the son of Anchises has fallen, he whom we held in as high honour as Hector himself.
Then Apollo sent Aeneas forth from his rich sanctuary, and filled his heart with valour, whereon he took his place among his comrades, who were overjoyed at seeing him alive, sound, and of a good courage; but they could not ask him how it had all happened, for they were too busy with the turmoil raised by Mars and by Strife, who raged insatiably in their midst.
As he spoke he hurled his spear and hit one of those who were in the front rank, the comrade of Aeneas, Deicoon son of Pergasus, whom the Trojans held in no less honour than the sons of Priam, for he was ever quick to place himself among the foremost.
Then Aeneas killed two champions of the Danaans, Crethon and Orsilochus.
Brave Menelaus pitied them in their fall, and made his way to the front, clad in gleaming bronze and brandishing his spear, for Mars egged him on to do so with intent that he should be killed by Aeneas; but Antilochus the son of Nestor saw him and sprang forward, fearing that the king might come to harm and thus bring all their labour to nothing; when, therefore Aeneas and Menelaus were setting their hands and spears against one another eager to do battle, Antilochus placed himself by the side of Menelaus.
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Believing that Turnus has been killed in the duel with Aeneas and fearing that her daughter Lavinia will have to marry Aeneas, and that she herself is the cause of all the evils of the war, Amata hangs herself with her robes.
"Dido and Aeneas," a Choreography by Luca Bruni with a musical creation by Marco Schiavoni was performed by the dancers of the OPLAS company, the Ballet of the Opera of Tunis and the New Ballet of Tunisian Dance.
Featured today in our Stirling Stories series is the brochure for Dido and Aeneas which was produced by the High School of Stirling and performed in the Museum Hall, Bridge of Allan in June 1957.
Plymouth, NH, March 21, 2018 --(PR.com)-- PSU Chamber Singers present Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 7pm in Smith Recital Hall of the Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH.