Achates

In Virgil's Aeneid, Achates was the chosen companion of Aeneas. A fidus Achates is a faithful companion, a bosom friend.

References

Sources

  • Aken, Dr. A.R.A. van. (1961). Elseviers Mythologische Encyclopedie. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Cooper, J.C., ed.. (1997). Brewer's Book of Myth and Legend. Oxford: Helicon Publishing Ltd.
  • Virgil. Aeneid i, 188, 312; vi, 34, 158.