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Virgil 17:03 1.Historical Intro 2.Chapter 1 and 2 1. Publius Vergilius Maro   Virgil 17 – 19 B.C. Born in Mantua –N. Italy The son of a farmer Later studied rhetoric, Milan, Rome Epaceurious Lucretius 41 BC Ecloques (37) Georgics – long form of farming Begins Aeneid 29 BC Octavian   Augustus Civil worst turmoil abound First Trinmuirate – Caesar Juliana, pompey, crassus govern rome (republic) Crassus was killed 53 BC Caesar wars against pompey Caesar defeats pompey declares himself dictator (10)
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Brutuss and Cassius assassinated Caesar Trunmuirate – Octavian Anthony, Lepides 36 BC Octavian and Anthony  31 BC Octavian defeats Anthony and Cleopatra of Egypt Octavian receives the title Augustus Seen by many as Savior Virgil naturalized citizen His farm may have been confiscated Legend of Aeneas The Iliad book XX
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