aeneid aeneid  /ə ˈni ɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an epic in Latin by Virgil; tells the adventures of Aeneas after the Trojan War; provides an illustrious historical background for the Roman Empire

News

  1. A Rare Production of Berlioz's Epic Les Troyens Premieres on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 30 ...

    NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a rare revival of Berlioz's epic Les Troyens, based on Virgil's Aeneid on Great Performances at the MetSunday, June 30 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will broadcast the opera at 12:30 p.m.Bryan Hymel stars as Aeneas, the Trojan hero whose adventures take him from the fall ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. Trust Me, Assigning Summer Reading Is Totally Pointless

    I am all for torturing children. As the overlord of a 9 th  grade classroom, I forced them to memorize sections of  The Aeneid , socked them with the one-two punch of  The Odyssey  and  The Iliad  and finished them off on a Shakespearian rack. Let them suffer, I say.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire

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  • "The battles in 'The Aeneid' are shockingly bloody," Le Guin said. "Virgil's patron was Augustus, the first emperor, and I think he was telling Augustus, 'Look -- this is the price of empire.' I found that very powerful and very relevant."
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Ursula K Le Guin Source: The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

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