Q12. Study Questions for Lecture 13

Q12. Study Questions for Lecture 13 - Why does Aeneas want...

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Classics 2123: The Roman Way Spring 2008 Study Questions for Lecture 13. Virgil’s Aeneid , Books I-VI 1. What is our first view of Aeneas? 2. What does Jupiter prophesy about Aeneas’ future? 3. What thematic relevance does the story of Troy’s fall in Book II of the Aeneid have within the larger context of the epic? 4. What figures from Roman history would the character of Dido have recalled for the contemporary audience of the Aeneid ? 5.
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Unformatted text preview: Why does Aeneas want to stay in Carthage? 6. What is at stake in the conflict between Aeneas and Dido in Book IV? Why is no resolution of this conflict possible? 7. Who is responsible for the death of Dido? 8. Why does Aeneas descend to the underworld? What does he learn there from his father? What is the importance of the future Romans that he sees there? 9. How does Anchises define the Roman mission in the world?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CLA 2123 taught by Professor Wise during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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