Mythological Characters


- Wife of Aeneas
- Ruler of Carthage
- welcomed Aeneas's Trojan refugees without hesitation
- stay with Aeneas was disrupted when Mercury sent the order to resume the journey with the rest of the fleet.
- the daughter of the king of the Phoenician city-state of Tyre
- Dido's brother, Pygmalion, killed Dido's first husband, Sychaeus. When the ghost of Sychaeus told Dido what happened and where his treasure was hidden, she took the treasure, fled, and ended up in Carthage, in modern Tunisia, where she ruled as a queen.

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