November 14- Invented Myth, War and the Aeneid

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November 14, 2007 Invented Myth War in the Aeneid Second Half of the Aeneid Book 7: Aeneas and Latinus establish good relations, and Aeneas is set to marry Lavinia (1-387); Juno incites Allecto to stir up war: Amata, Turnus, the stag (387-826); the peoples of Italy assemble for war (827-1122) Book 8: Aeneas establishes alliance with Evander (and with the Etruscans) Books 9-12: War of the Trojans and their allies against the peoples of Italy Vergil and Invented Myth Aeneid 7.827-1122, ‘the Gathering of the Clans’: a description of the forces on the Italian side Iliad 2.484-759, the ‘Catalogue of Ships’: a description of the forces on the Greek side Iliad , ‘Catalogue of Ships’: traditional list that probably in some form dates back to the Mycenaean period Aeneid , ‘Gathering of the Clans’: a list concocted by Vergil, drawing in part on local/family traditions (Caeculus, Clausus, Virbius) and in part on his own imagination (Aventinus, Umbro, Camilla) Caeculus (7.934-39): a local tradition attested in the Origins of Cato the Elder (mid- second century BCE) Clausus - Leader of Sabines - Tradition of Claudian family that their found er Attus Clausus h ad m oved to Rome from
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course CLAS 131 taught by Professor James during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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