Definition of Aeneas

1. Noun. A mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid.

Generic synonyms: Mythical Being



Definition of Aeneas

1. Proper noun. (Greek mythology) A Trojan hero and the legendary ancestor of Romans. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek male given name). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aeneas

Aegis cruiser
Aegis cruisers
Aegisthus
Aegospotami
Aegospotamos
Aegypiidae
Aegypius
Aegypius monachus
Aegyptopithecus
Aegyptus
Aeka
Aelius Donatus
Aelurostrongylus
Aeneas (current term)
Aeneas Silvius
Aeneid
Aengus
Aeolia
Aeolian
Aeolian Islands
Aeolian mode
Aeolic
Aeolis
Aeolus
Aeonium
Aeonium haworthii
Aepyceros
Aepyceros melampus

Literary usage of Aeneas

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1. The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Virgil by William Young Sellar (1897)
"... the treacherous wounding of Aeneas, the withdrawal by supernatural agency of Turnus from the battle, the death of Pallas and the effect which that event ..."

2. Harper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities by Harry Thurston Peck (1897)
"Henceforth Aeneas and Hector appear as the great, bulwarks of the Trojans against the Greeks. Ou more than one occasion Aeneas was Aeneas. ..."

3. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1916)
"Throughout the poem we are always conscious that Aeneas is living and laboring for 'the sweet Ascanius'4, as Vergil calls him, or 'the young heir of ..."

4. History: Fiction of Science? by Anatoly Fomenko (2005)
"The “ancient” Romulus and Remus are the grandchildren of Aeneas the Trojan and the founders of Rome in Latinia. This event apparently reflects the ..."

5. A Smaller Classical Dictionary of Biography, Mythology, and Geography. by William Smith (1889)
"Aeneas was the son of An- chises and Aphrodite (Venus), and was born on тон ni ... Henceforth Aeneas and Hector appear as the great bulwarks of the Trojans ..."

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