LATIN (from The Latin Library): Progeniem sed enim Troiano a sanguine duci audierat, Tyrias olim quae verteret arces; 20 hinc populum late regem belloque superbum venturum excidio Libyae: sic volvere Parcas.
ENGLISH (my translation): But she had heard indeed that a race to be led from Trojan blood would at some time overturn those Tyrian citadels; this people ruling widely and proud in war was going to come for the destruction of Libya: thus the Fates unrolled.
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