Aeneas Name Meaning & Origin

Aeneas

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Traditionally pronounced eh-NEE-ass.

Possibly derived from Greek αἰνή meaning "praised."

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In Greco-Roman mythology, Aeneas was a Trojan hero, the son of the prince Anchises and the goddess Venus (Aphrodite). He is a character in Greek mythology and is mentioned in Homer's Iliad. Aeneas receives full treatment in Roman mythology, most extensively in Virgil's Aeneid where he is an ancestor of Romulus and Remus. He became the first true hero of Rome.

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