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Who was the Princess of Tyre who, after her brother Pygmalion killed her husband Sichaeus, fled to Africa?

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Who was the Princess of Tyre who, after her brother Pygmalion killed her husband Sichaeus, fled to Africa where she founded Carthage?

posted May 25, 2019 by Aastha Joshi

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Dido
We are told that her Phoenician name was Elissa but the Libyans gave her the new name Dido, meaning 'wanderer'. Virgil recounts that Dido's brother, Pygmalion, cheated his sister out of her inheritance and then, in order to keep the throne of Tyre, killed Dido's husband Sychaeus.

answer Sep 18, 2019 by Abu Anam
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