Questions tagged [virgil]

Questions pertaining or related to the Roman author Publius Vergilius Maro(or Virgil), most notable for his works, the Eclogues, the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid.

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Is the Cumaean Sybil known by any other name?

Warning- Extremely deep in Greek/Roman myth. The Virgin of Cumae, or the Cumaean Sybil, was a priestess with the gift of prophecy. She would write her prophecies on oak leaves an arrange them. But, ...
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Use of the terms "Dīs" and "Orcus" in the Aeneid

The common terms used to refer to the Greek/Roman god of death are Hades or Pluto, yet in the Aeneid, the god of death is commonly referred to as Dīs. Further, the realm of Hades (the Underworld, ...
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