Aeneid

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Aeneid

Virgil’s epic poem glorifying the origin of the Roman people. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
See: Epic
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As Ziolkowski reminds us, that first line of the Aeneid would read, rhythmically, "Arma virumque cano Troiae qui primus ab oris," rather than with the quantitative stress on "cano" and "Troiae" (127).
Noydens even began his treatise with the famous Latin citation from the Aeneid of Virgil: "I sing of arms and the man" (Arma virumque cano).