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Aeneid

Virgil’s epic poem glorifying the origin of the Roman people. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
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The motto of the regiment (was) taken from Virgil's Aenid Bk II, where reference is made to the first kangaroo recorded in history, namely the Trojan Horse, which so successfully transported Creek warriors right into the midst of the enemy's fortifications.
In this cycle of sea voyage, which is a traditional plot pattern from Homer's Ulyssess to Virgil's Aenid, the climax of the events is the point Mariner blesses the 'slimy 'sea-creatures' to end his and the crew's long sufferings due to his initial violation of nature's harmony by killing the Albatross.
It is nearly 70 years since I last looked at Virgil's Aenid, but I am fairly sure that somewhere in the 12 books of that epic poem the Sybil forecasts "war, war, fearful war" in which the Tiber would run with blood.