also Vergil biographical name 70-19 B.C. Publius Vergilius Maro Roman poet • Virgilian also Vergilian adjective

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  • Virgil — bezeichnet eine Variante des Vornamens Virgilius Vergil (Publius Vergilius Maro, später auch Publius Virgilius Maro; 70–19 v. Chr.), römischer Dichter den Taifun Virgil im Pazifik 1999 Virgil bezeichnet Gebäude Bildungshaus Salzburg St. Virgil… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • VIRGIL° — (Vergil; Publius Vergilius Maro; 70–19 B.C.E.), greatest Roman poet. Though Virgil nowhere mentions the Jews directly, there are several indications in two of his greatest works, the Eclogues and the Aeneid, that he was aware of Jewish tradition …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Virgil — Virgil, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 266 Housing Units (2000): 89 Land area (2000): 1.881904 sq. miles (4.874110 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.881904 sq. miles (4.874110 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Virgil — m Usual English form of the name of the most celebrated of Roman poets, Publius Vergilius Maro (70–19 BC). The correct Latin spelling is Vergilius, but it was early altered to Virgilius by association with virgo maiden or virga stick. Today the… …   First names dictionary

  • Virgil —   [v ],    1) römischer Dichter, Vergil.    2) Vergil, Bischof, ✝ Salzburg 27. 11. 784; kam als Wandermönch aus Irland; 745 Bischof und Abt in Salzburg sowie Missionar in Kärnten. In die von ihm 767 774 erbaute Salzburger …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Virgil — is the preferred spelling of the name of the Roman poet, not Vergil (despite the Latin form Publius Vergilius Maro) …   Modern English usage

  • Virgil — [vʉr′jəl] [< L Vergilius, name of the Roman gens to which the poet belonged] (L. name Publius Vergilius Maro) 70 19 B.C.; Rom. poet: author of the Aeneid Virgilian [Virjil′ē ən] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Virgil — For other uses, see Virgil (disambiguation). Publius Vergilius Maro A profile of Virgil with laurel wreath Born October 15, 70 BC Andes, Cisalpine Gaul, Roman Republic Died …   Wikipedia

  • Virgil — /verr jeuhl/, n. 1. Vergil. 2. a male given name. * * * or Vergil orig. Publius Vergilius Maro born Oct. 15, 70, Andes, near Mantua died Sept. 21, 19 BC, Brundisium Greatest of Roman poets. The well educated son of a prosperous provincial farmer …   Universalium

  • Virgil — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le nom Virgil peut désigner : Virgile Virgil Griffith, auteur de WikiScanner Virgil, film de Mabrouk el Mechri sorti en 2005 Virgil, nom de ring du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Virgil — (Publius Vergilius Maro; 70 19 BCE)    Considered the most important poet of the ancient Roman era, Virgil was born in a small village near Mantua to a well to do family of landowners. He was educated in Cremona, Milan, and Rome, where he studied …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

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