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Aeneid Characters

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King of Trojans, main guy, son of Anchises
Aeneas
Aeneas' wife who died in the fall of Troy
Creusa
Aeneas' lover who kills herself, Queen of Carthage
Dido
Dido's sister who tries to convince Dido to marry Aeneid
Anna
Wife of Zeus, hates Aeneas because he's Trojan and she hates Troy because Paris didn't choose her.
Juno
(Aphrodite) Aeneas' mom
Venus
Aeneas' son
Ascanius
Suitor of Lavinia
Turnus
Convinces the Trojans to bring the wooden horse into their city
Sinon
Opposes bringing the Trojan horse into the city and is strangled by a sea monster.
Laocoon
Odysseus
Ulysses (in Aeneid)
Aeneas' dad
Anchises
Father of Lavinia, king of the Latins.
Latinus
Fated to marry Aeneas. Suited by Turnus
Lavinia
Comrade of Turnus, warrior queen who fights well
Camilla
Water nymph, Turnus' sister and Juno's servant. Watches out for Turnus in battle
Juturna
Aeneas' guide through the Underworld
the Sibyl
Trojan who falls off of ship
Palinurus
A fury sent by Juno to incite war between Trojans and Latins by making Amata go crazy.
Allecto
Friend of Aeneas who is killed by Turnus
Pallas
King of Pallenteum. Aeneas' ally
Evander
Volunteers with Euryalus to take a message to Aeneas, but is killed.
Nisus
Volunteers with Nisus to take a message to Aeneas, but is killed.
Euryalus