Definition of Virgil in English:


(also Vergil)

proper noun

  • (70–19 BC), Roman poet; Latin name Publius Vergilius Maro. He wrote three major works: the "Eclogues", ten pastoral poems that blend traditional themes of Greek bucolic poetry with contemporary political and literary themes; the "Georgics", a didactic poem on farming; and the "Aeneid", an epic poem about Aeneas, a Trojan (see Aeneid)

    See also Aeneid