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Aeneas

, in the Bible
Aeneas (ēˈnēəs, ĭnēˈ–), palsied man whom Peter cured in the Acts of the Apostles.

Aeneas

, in Greek mythology
Aeneas (ĭnēˈəs), in Greek mythology, a Trojan, son of Anchises 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 Vergil.
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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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David Whitehead (tr.), 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.C.), was primarily concerned with how leaders should deploy available manpower and other resources to best advantage.
Farnell, among those who received these honours the following sub-groups can be discerned: 'heroes of divine or daimonic origin' (such as Trophonius, Linus, Ino-Leucothea); 'sacral heroes' (Aineias, Iphigeneia, Amphiaraus, Melampous); 'functional heroes', whose names are in fact nothing more than appellative epithets; and also Heracles, the Dioscuroi, Asclepius, each of whom is taken as a category in his own right; the heroes of the Homeric epics; and, finally, historical figures who became objects of a hero-cult.(23)
Aineias loses his chario Oileus and Sarpedon lose their lives as well.