Aeneid Book 6 notes

Aeneid Book 6 notes - Book 6 Daedalus Athenian artist who...

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Book 6 Daedalus- Athenian artist who developed bull suit for Minos’ wife so that she could secduce a bull. She fell in love with a bull and had minotaur. Apparently, he built the temple for Apollo (Phoebe) Sibyl (Deiphobe) – Aeneas makes for the temple of Apollo where Sibyl, the priestess meets him. They are at Cumae. Phoebus (Apollo) – This is the temple Aeneas attends. He prays to Apollo to allow the Trojans to settle in Latium. The underworld will only open if he prays. Avernus: Sibyl used the term Avernus to describe the whole underworld, not just the point of entry. Dis is the Roman god of the dead. Golden Bough: Aeneas asks Sybl whether or not he can enter Dis, so that he can visit his father. Sybl says he needs a sign to determine whether or not he can return from the underworld. Thus, she tells him to go break a golden bough – if he can, this means that he can return from the underworld. Aeneas then gives last rites to Misenus, under the request of Sybl. Charon: The ferryman for the river Acheron. Acheron separates the gates of dis from the
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