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Vergil1 - at Nisus and Euryalus in Book 9(pp 265-76...

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Vergil's Aeneid - an Epic about Rome I. The Aeneid as a product of its times: achievement and its cost Key line: "So hard and huge a task it was to found the Roman people (1.49; p. 4) short translation: "No pain, no gain." A little Roman humor about the founders: monkeys, bears, or dogs ? a. the ideal of Venus and Jupiter's prophecy (pp. 11-14); Antenor armaque fixit Troia, nunc placida compostus pace quiescit (lines 248-49 in LATIN! = lines 337-38 in transl.) b. the end of the epic (p. 402); Turnus c. death of the young: Marcellus in Book 6 (pp. 190-91); also (briefly in class; for you to look
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Unformatted text preview: at): Nisus and Euryalus in Book 9 (pp. 265-76); Pallas (pp. 309-12), Lausus and Mezentius (pp. 323-25) in Book 10 II. The Main Characters 1. Dido a. her portrayal; similes on pp. 21 and 100 b. her motivation; her arguments with Aeneas (pp. 105-110) - we'll reargue this on class role reversal: Aeneas meets Dido again in the underworld (pp. 175-176) c. her tragedy; how defined 2. Turnus a. the Allecto episode (pp. 210-213) b. his character, motivation, and demonism (pp. 261, 287, 369) c. his tragedy; final simile on p. 40...
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