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- Aeneid : An epic poem written by Virgil, which depicts the hero Aeneas fleeing from Troy, journeying to Carthage, Sicily, and finally to Italy where after battling, he becomes the precursor of the city of Rome; a monumental work of major significance in Western literature.
- Virgil : (70-19 BC) Roman poet; wrote the Aeneid, one of the masterpieces of world literature.
- Homer : (fl. 9th or 8th century BCE) Greek poet, to whom is traditionally attributed the authorship of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
- Ancient Greece : The loose collection of Greek-speaking city-states centered on the Aegean Sea which flourished from the end of the Mycenaean age to the Roman conquest of Greece in 146 BC.
- Troy : Add brief definition or description
- Dido : Legendary founder of Carthage, a city in modern day Tunisia which was later to become a prominent rival to Rome.
- Turnus : A character and chief antagonist in Virgil's Aeneid who competed with Aeneas for the hand of Lavinia in marriage.
- Sicily : Island in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Italy.
- Carthage : Add brief definition or description
- : A rule-bound form of meter in poetry used primarily in epic poems such as the Iliad and Odyssey and the Aeneid which features six feet (therefore, "hexa") per line.