Q11. Study Questions for Lecture 12

Q11. Study Questions for Lecture 12 - Aeneid How is Aeneas...

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Classics 2123: The Roman Way Spring 2008 Study Questions for Lecture 12: Augustus’ Reforms / Virgil’s Aeneid 1. What reforms to the army did Augustus make? How did he deal with the client army? 2. Who are the Praetorian Guard and what was their purpose? 3. What reforms did Augustus attempt to make on the domestic front? What was the purpose of these reforms? 4. What is the subject matter of the
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Unformatted text preview: Aeneid ? How is Aeneas connected to Rome? 5. What benefits did Virgil obtain by situating his work in the ‘heroic’ age? 6. How does the Roman world that Aeneas is expected to inaugurate differ from the Homeric world in which he was brought up? 7. What roles do the gods play in the Aeneid ? What are the possible ways in which one might view the gods in the work?...
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