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Queen Dido grieves over Aeneas, who left her.



Queen Dido was the founder of Carthago. In Vergilius' Epic the Aeneis the hero of the story Aeneas comes to Carthago and Dido falls in love. When Aeneas leaves she kills herself. But the two, even when mythical, never could have met.


Queen Dido grieves over Aeneas, who left her.
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