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Anchises – Have to be saved by divine intervention – coward like Pietas – root for piety Piety will appear time after time Troy has fallen Anchises carrying his father – motif Traditional and stable image Sense of piety because of this image Much more dramtic Hellish picture Dramatic God like abilities Shown in battle Trojan story Had nothing to do with each other until the third century
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Unformatted text preview: Pyrrhus greek invading italy claims to be descendent of Achilles Ennius epic hero Trojan origins from rome with pyrrhus invasion Ennius believed to have traveled to italy italy had to have claims to relate back to a Trojan hero, therefore they chose ennius Roman 0 founding of rome...
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