In Greek an Roman sources Dido appears as the founder and first Queen of Carthage (in modern-day Tunisia). She is best known from the account given by the Roman poet Virgil in his Aeneid. In some sources she is also known as Elissa.
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This queen of Carthage who fell in love with Aeneas is also known as Elissa
In the "Aeneid" Virgil claimed Carthage was founded by this princess of Tyre who loved Aeneas
"Thank You" to this one-named London singer who released her album "Life For Rent" in 2003
She stole a recorder when she was 5 & could play it, the piano & violin by the time she was 10
Early on, this Queen of Carthage might have sung to Aeneas, "And I want to thank you, for giving me the best day of my life"
This queen of Carthage welcomes Aeneas hospitably, but then commits suicide when he has to leave