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Aeneas is the protagonist

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Aeneas is the protagonist, or main character, of the  Aeneid . He is the son of Anchises, a Trojan  prince, and Venus, the goddess of love. Virgil portrays Aeneas as a Trojan hero; a warrior who will  lead his people to safety, found a new Trojan state, and establish order in his and his countryman's  lives. Aeneas is the embodiment of Roman virtues: He is the dutiful servant of fate and of the gods,  he is an exemplary leader of his people, and he is a devoted father and son. He demonstrates  appropriate  pietas  — devotion to one's family, country, and mission. Aeneas's character possesses  human qualities as well. He is presented as a flawed mortal man — a man with feelings. In his role as dutiful servant of fate and of the gods, Aeneas never loses sight of his goal. Aeneas is  "a man apart, devoted to his mission, a dedicated man." He tells Dido that he is "duty-bound."  Aeneas faces adversity without ever losing faith in the will of fate. For example, his faith is reinforced 
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