Queen Dido — The Woman Caught Between History and Myth

Carthage, Aeneas, and a cursed love fated to end in flames

DDido remains known as the mighty queen brought down by love, forever cursing her lover and his people to be her enemies. This is the narrative Virgil presents us with in his epic Aeneid, where many people’s interest in the founding Queen of Carthage begins and ends. She is a…

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A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once