Dido was trapped by her words. At least as early as the 1st century BC, and then later, the date most commonly used by Roman writers for the founding of Rome was BC.
He said that she could buy as much land as she could cover with the skin of a dead ox. Once, separated from their entourage in a storm, the two make love in a cave. Before her wedding to Iarbus, she built a large fire.
Dido did not want to marry Iarbus. Another tradition, that of the Greek historian Timaeus c. When Aeneas first happens upon Carthage, his mother the goddess Venus tells him of the queen of the land, the Phoenician Queen Dido.