Dido vs. Aeneas

Case Description: Complainant (Dido) accuses Defendant (Aeneas) of murder. When Aeneas left his lover Dido, Queen of Carthage, she was so devastated that she stabbed herself in the heart and threw herself on a funeral pyre.

Case Status: Case dismissed. Aeneas was forced to leave by the gods. They insisted that he go to Italy and found the colony that would one day lead to the Roman Empire.