virgilian


virgilian

adjective

  1. Vergilian.

adjective

  1. pertaining to or characteristic of the poet Vergil.

adjective

  1. a variant spelling of Virgilian
adj.

1510s, from Latin Virgilianus “of or characteristic of the Roman poet Virgil” (Publius Vergilius Maro, 70-19 B.C.E.). Also in Virgilian lots (Latin sortes Virgilianae), opening Virgil at random as an oracle.

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