Aeneid 2 - Zach Garcia Honors 111 Aeneid Just give me the...

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Zach Garcia Honors 111 Aeneid Just give me the good stuff I did not really get anything out this weeks lecture so I thought that I would expand on my previous paper. The only thing that I learned in lecture was the fact that Aeneid took both the Odyssey and the Iliad and put them into one book. For some reason I did not pick up when I was reading it the part of the Iliad, but looking back I can see it clearly now. I see how Virgil took both books and put what he liked from both into his one book. After hearing everything about this book I really like how Virgil used The Aeneid to unify certain concepts, stories, and ideas. Virgil used The Aeneid to bring two worlds together. The largest thing that he unified was the two rival stories of the founding of Rome. The way that he was able to think of ways that kept the Romans traditions alive in his revised story was truly amazing. He also was able to unify Homer’s two books, The Iliad and the The Odyssey. His one book has parts from both books in it. That is why that some people think that
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HON 111 taught by Professor Palmer during the Fall '07 term at University of Maine Orono .

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Aeneid 2 - Zach Garcia Honors 111 Aeneid Just give me the...

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