- Dido (Queen of Carthage)
Dido ( // dy-doh) was, according to ancient Greek and Roman sources, 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 (// ee-liss-ə).
Historians gave various dates, both for the foundation of Carthage and the foundation of Rome. Appian in the beginning of his Punic Wars claims that Carthage was founded by a certain Zorus and Carchedon, but Zorus looks like an alternative transliteration of the city name Tyre and Carchedon is just the Greek form of Carthage. Timaeus made Carchedon's wife Elissa the sister of King Pygmalion of Tyre. Archaeological evidence of settlement on the site of Carthage before the last quarter of the 8th century BC has yet to be found. Paucity of material for this period may be explained by rejection of the Greek Dark Age theory. That the city is named
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Dido — or DIDO may refer to: Dido (Queen of Carthage), the founder and first queen of Carthage Dido, Queen of Carthage, a play by Christopher Marlowe Dido and Aeneas, an opera by Henry Purcell, based on the play by Marlowe Dido (singer), a British… … Wikipedia
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Dido and Æneas — is an opera by the English Baroque composer Henry Purcell, from a libretto by Nahum Tate. The first known performance was at a girls school in the spring of 1689 and hence is given catalogue number Z. 626 . It comprises three acts and lasts about … Wikipedia
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DIDO (optimal control) — DIDO is a user friendly MATLAB program for solving hybrid optimal control problems. The general purpose program is named after Dido, the legendary founder and first queen of Carthage who is famous in mathematics for her remarkable solution to a… … Wikipedia
DIDO (software) — DIDO is a MATLAB program for solving hybrid optimal control problems. Powered by the pseudospectral knotting method, the general purpose program is named after Dido, the legendary founder and first queen of Carthage who is famous in mathematics… … Wikipedia
DIDO — is also the name of an optimal control software which is named after the ancient queen of Carthage. It is also the name of the singer/songwriter Dido Armstrong (b. 1971). For other uses, see Dido (disambiguation) DIDO was a nuclear reactor at the … Wikipedia