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MEZENTIUS - Tyrant who ruled the Etruscans. Killed by Aeneas.
MINERVA - Jupiter's daughter. Roman goddess of the arts.
MISENUS - Comrade of Aeneas who was drowned and must be buried before Aeneas can descend to underworld.
MUSES - Nine goddesses of poetry, music, and the arts.
NAUTES - Old Trojan sailor who gives Aeneas good advice in Book V.
NEOPTOLEMUS - Another name of Pyrrhus.
NEPTUNE - God of the sea.
NEREIDS - Sea nymphs.
NISUS - Young Trojan who is a loyal friend to Euryalus.
NUMA - Second king of early Rome.
NYMPHS - Minor deities.
OCTAVIAN - Augustus' family name and the name he used before he was given the title Augustus.
ODYSSEUS - Greek name for Ulysses.
OLYMPUS - Mountain in northern Greece where the gods supposedly lived.
ORPHEUS - A poet and musician who visited the underworld to try to resurrect his wife.
PALINURUS - Aeneas' pilot who falls overboard just before the Trojans reach Italy.
PALLANTEUM - Evander's city in Italy and the site of Rome.
PALLAS - Evander's son, who is killed by Turnus.
PANTHUS - Trojan priest who brings Trojan gods to Aeneas when Troy falls.
PARIS - Trojan prince whose affair with Helen causes the Trojan War.
PASIPHAE - Wife of Minos and queen of Crete who fell in love with a bull and gave birth to the minotaur.
PENATES - Protecting gods of the household, which Aeneas carries out of Troy.
PERGAMA - Another name for Troy.