Æneid

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Eneas fliemeþ Trōia burg (Federico Barocci, 1598)

Æneid is þæt mǣste weorc be Publie Uergilie Maroe, ān þāra þǣre worulde lofweorþigstena scopweorca, oððe on Lǣdene oððe elles. Æneid is lang beornlēod on twelf bōcum. Æneid hæfþ his naman fram Enease, Trōia Æþeling, se wæs Uenuse and Anchises suna, Priames nefa.

Sēo talu ne cȳþeþ ān spell in ānre endebyrdnesse ac hæfþ tale in talum and is tæpped for Eneases spell; hū hē seglede fram Troian and staþolede rīce on Italiam. Secgen wæs Uergiles giefu to Rōmwarum and mæste to þæm caserelicum cynne, þæm Iulia cynn, hwæs æðele ætfengon hie wæs Iulus oðre nama Ascanius, Eneas sunu be Creusa, Priames dōhtor. On þissum cynn wǣron Iulius se Cāsere and Octauianus se Cāsere his nefa, and Uergilius wrāt þā wēox Rōmes weald; Agustus sige hæfde ofer Marcus Antonius and Cleopatra, and brōhte Ǣgypt under Rōmes ānfealdum hlāfordscipe.

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