Exul agor. For some time after the murder committed by Pygmalion, the ghost of Sichaeus came to Dido in the night, and informed her of what had happened, exhorting her at the same time to fly her country and the cruelty of her brother. He also told her where his treasures lay, advising her to carry them along with her, as what might be serviceable in her exile. By these she was enabled to buy the ground, whereon Carthage was afterwards built.
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