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Places and Ethnic Names in the Aeneid

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Italy
Ausonia
Carthage
founded by Dido in North Africa.
Crete
an attempted colony by Aeneas and Trojans
Cumae
home of sibyl
trojans
Dardanians
Delos
site of a temple and oracle of Apollo visited by Aeneas
Elysium
the region in Hades inhabited by the souls of the righteous
Etruria
region of Italia north of Latium
Italy
Hesperia
Latium
kingdom of the Latins
Laurentum
capital of Latium
Lavinium
a city in Latium founded by Aeneas
Pallanteum
the city of Evander
Phlegethon
river of flames in Hades
Rutulians
people under Turnus
Styx
a river of Hades
Taltarus
region in Hades where the souls of sinners are punished
Thrace
where Aeneas first tried to settle
Tyre
original home of Dido