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 Æne’as.Æol’ic Digamma. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Æne’id.
 
The epic poem of Virgil, (in twelve books). So called from Æne’as and the suffix -is, plur. ids (belonging to).   1
        “The story of Sinon,” says Macrbius, “and the taking of Troy is borrowed from Pisander
        “The loves of Dido and Ænas are taken from those of Meda and Jason, in Apollnius of Rhodes.
        “The story of the Wooden Horse and burning of Troy is from Arctinus of Miltus.”
 


 Æne’as.Æol’ic Digamma. 

 
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