Pyrrhus - Pyrrhus ( pihr-rus) One of the warriors who hide...

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Unformatted text preview: Pyrrhus ( pihr-rus) One of the warriors who hide in the wooden horse, he slays Priam's son Politës and then the king himself. Sinon ( see-non) The Greek warrior who cleverly persuades the Trojans to bring the wooden horse inside Troy's protective walls. Sychaeus (sy- kee-us) Prince of Tyre and husband of Dido, he is already dead at the time of the Aeneid 's action. His spirit is united with Dido's in the underworld, where Aeneas sees them together in Book VI. Tarchon ( tahr-kahn) The leader of Aeneas's Etruscan allies. Turnus ( toor-nus) A prince of the Rutulian tribe and the leader of the Latin forces who oppose the settlement of the Trojans in Latium, Turnus is the only male human character in the Aeneid whose stature is comparable to Aeneas's. However, unlike the Trojan hero, who always tries to act for the good of his people, Turnus is motivated by intense pride and a desire for personal fame. His doomed good of his people, Turnus is motivated by intense pride and a desire for personal fame....
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