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  The Classics Pages - Aeneid
In Aeneid Book 1, Aeneas is shipwrecked on the coast of North Africa, near where Dido, the young Phoenician queen - herself a refugee from her homeland - is building a city which will become Carthage.
Aeneas, who had escaped death when Troy fell to the Greeks, has been wandering in search of a new land in the west, where it has been prophesied he shall establish a race whose destiny is to rule the world in peace and prosperity.
All the themes of the Aeneid are first developed in Book 1 - it's quite hard to understand Book 2, or Book 4, without reading this one first.
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  Aeneid Summary
Below, he analyzes the versification, structure, and themes of the Aeneid, especially as they are displayed in the "corresponding" Books II and VIII.
In the following excerpt, Pöschl analyzes the early scenes of the Aeneid, in which the "symbolic relation between nature and politics, myth and history" establishes the themes of the epic as a whole.
Virgil's Aeneid is a perfect example of epic poetry, and it serves as a standard for other epics to follow.
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 The Aeneid by Virgil. Search, Read, Study, Discuss.
Upon translating Aeneid, the reader is shown how either through the use of literary devices, word placement or scansion of the poetic meter (dactylic hexameter for that matter) Vergil successfuly illuminates the relationships of the described subjects and events in all the respective twelve books.
I agree with the aforementioned defense of The Aeneid.
The Aeneid is a wonderful story about the tribulations of a people who endured many a hardship.
www.online-literature.com /virgil/aeneid   (2207 words)

 A Bibliographic Guide to Vergil's Aeneid
Pathos and Interpretation in the Aeneid." TAPA 127 (1997) 257-286.
Mendell, C. "The Influence of the Epyllion on the Aeneid." YCS 12 (1951) 216-219.
Clausen, Wendell V. "An Interpretation of the Aeneid." HSCP 68 (1964) 139-147.
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 The Internet Classics Archive | The Aeneid by Virgil
The Aeneid has been divided into the following sections:
Commentary: Quite a few comments have been posted about The Aeneid.
Recommend a Web site you feel is appropriate to this work,
classics.mit.edu /Virgil/aeneid.html   (31 words)

 Wilfried Stroh Reads Virgil's The Aeneid in Latin
It was a favoured theme in twelfth century French romances; in Chaucer's House of Fame it has twice as much space as the rest of the Aeneid; Marlowe's Dido, Queen of Carthage is among the most familiar dramas on the subject, and the operas of Purcell and Berlioz are well known.
It has been said that Dido is the only character created by a Roman poet to pass into world literature." --R.D. Williams, The Aeneid of Virgil, Books 1-6.
Professor Stroh’s performance of Aeneid Book IV was recorded digitally on April 10, 2000 by musician Georg Spoettl.
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  Vergil's Aeneid
For this reason, the Aeneid is referred to as a literary or secondary epic in order to differentiate it from primitive or primary epics such as the Homeric poems.
Another important difference between the Aeneid and the Homeric poems is that the former has a philosophical basis while the latter were composed in an era completely innocent of philosophy.
Recurring words have a significance in the Aeneid uncharacteristic of the Homeric poems, which, due to the nature of oral poetry, as a matter of course employ constant repetition of formulas.
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  Aeneid Encyclopedia Article @   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Aeneid is one of a small group of writings in Latin literature that has, since ancient times, traditionally been required for students of Latin.
The Trojans were the ancestors of the Romans according to the Aeneid and their enemies were the Greek forces who had besieged and sacked Troy yet at the time the Aeneid was written the Greeks were part of the Roman Empire and a respected people, being considered cultured and civilised.
Nearly the entirety of the Aeneid is devoted to philosophical concept of opposition. /encyclopedia/Aeneid   (2890 words)

 Aeneid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Aeneid is a Latin epic written by Virgil in the 1st century BC that tells the legend ary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy where he became the ancestor of the Roman s.
The Aeneid is one of a small group of writings from Latin Literature that was required for students of Latin.
The Aeneid In plain text, or as a zip file, at Project Gutenberg.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Aeneid.html   (851 words)

 AENEID term papers, research papers on AENEID, essays on AENEID, Essays Club, Essays, 060907
The tale of "The Aeneid" centers on Aeneas, a Trojan warrior that transforms from being a victim to becoming the hero that conquers Italy.
The Aeneid is in many ways a re-tread of Homer's Iliad, and Turnus'; killing of Pallas is reminiscent of Homer's Patroklos being cut down in his prime by Hector.
A critical analysis of Virgil's epic poem "The Aeneid", often described as the poet's response to Homer's epics "The Iliad," and "The Odyssey" in that it details the Trojan War and its aftermath from the Roman perspective.
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 Aeneid Summary & Essays - Virgil
The Aeneid and the Bible were probably the two most consistently read books in Western Europe for two thousand years.
The Aeneid was composed at least in part to celebrate ''truth, justice, and the Roman way'' and to promote the rebirth of the Roman way of life under Augustus.
In the last two thousand years the Aeneid has been a pagan bible, a Latin style manual, a moral allegory, a document of European unity, a pacifist document—and one of the most-read and studied works of world literature of all time.
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 Aeneid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The poetry of the Aeneid is polished and complex; legend has it that Virgil wrote only three lines of the poem each day.
Some of them would be difficult to complete, and in some instances the shortness of the lines adds to the dramatic finality of the sentence.
In the 15th century, there were two attempts to produce an addition to the Aeneid.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aeneid   (2841 words)

 LNW 5665: Roman Poets (Vergil's Aeneid)
Aeneid and through the reading to begin to explore the basic interpretative questions that the text presents.
Therefore, it is shallow to state the traditional  that the Aeneid is an epic in the Homeric tradition -- in many ways it is not.
Aeneid and the Embarrassments of Augustus" --26-58; 141-164.
www.clas.ufl.edu /users/tjohnson/tj/vergil.syllabus.html   (1190 words)

 Aeneid Announces XML Support for Inktomi Dedicated Search Clusters
Aeneid's use of XML and its premium business cluster at Inktomi provide a structured query framework that allows information publishers to integrate vertical and business-focused information from the Internet into their web sites.
Aeneid is the only Inktomi partner whose premium cluster maximizes the efficiency of XML to exchange information between corporate customers, web properties and information applications.
Aeneid Corporation (http://www.aeneid.com) was founded in 1996 to make the Internet a reliable and powerful business information platform.
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Briggs, W.W., Narrative and simile from the Georgics in the Aeneid (Leiden 1980).
"Metrical Imitatio in the Proem to the Aeneid." HSCP 91:261--71.
Wiesen, D.S., "The Pessimism of the Eighth Aeneid," Latomus 32 (1973) 737-65.
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 Aeneid Corp. Buys InGenius Technologies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Aeneid has already established its industry content and search solution with EoCenter (http://www.eocenter.com) across four industries and 19 affiliate sites, and the service will soon be bolstered by a new monitor and notification offering called EoMonitor (http://www.eocenter.com/eomonitor.html) based on the technology developed by InGenius.
Aeneid chief technology officer Bob Ainsbury feels that change monitoring on the Internet will become as pervasive as e-mail is now.
Daniel Putterman, Aeneid’s 32-year-old co-founder, previous CEO, and president (who attended college at age 12!), is now chairman of the board.
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 Aeneid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Aeneid is a Latin epic written by Virgil in the 1st century BC that tells the legendary story of Aeneas a Trojan who traveled to Italy where he became the ancestor of Romans.
On his death in 19 BC Augustus ordered his literary executor Varius to disregard the poet's wishes and after modifications the Aeneid was published.
Robert J. Milch's Cliffs Notes for Virgil's "The Aeneid" makes the argument that this epic poem "is probably the single most important poem to have been written in the history of western civilization." From this bold assertion, Milch p...
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 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: About The Aeneid
Because the Aeneid tells the story of their heroic ancestor, it is therefore the tale of the first years of a dynasty — a topic that undeniably was popular among Virgil’s contemporaries.
Juno, one of the two goddesses not chosen, was so infuriated by this decision that she became determined to do all that she could to harm the handsome Trojan’s descendants.
More abstractly, the Aeneid is ultimately about virtue: Aeneas is an idealized hero, almost too good to be true, who embodies nearly all of the virtues most prized by the Romans of Virgil’s day.
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It is a world of homosexuality, cruelty, and abandonment of the victim to depression and to suicide, all done in the name of entry into power, of Empire.
Virgil's Aeneid was the great epic poem that formed a founding narrative of Rome.
H.'s first book, Virgil's Aeneid: Cosmos and Imperium (Oxford 1986), leaves little doubt that Aeneas, as champion of the side whose imperium is as just and as divinely sanctioned as Jupiter's rule over the cosmos, is completely justified in striking down Turnus, the enemy of the gods and of the Romans.
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 The 110Tech Aeneid Page
The story of the Aeneid is set in the years immediately after the fall of Troy.
Based upon what the Roman historians had to say about the earliest beginnings of Rome, it seems likely that a Roman would have seen the Aeneid as a fictionalized account of events which in their broad outline were historically accurate.
The Aeneid is written in dactylic hexameters, the same meter as the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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The Aeneid was written by a Rome's greatest poet named Virgil or Vergil (full name was Publius Vergilius Maro) and lived in 70-19 BC.
The official legend of Aeneas was that found in a Latin epic, The Aeneid, written by a Roman poet, Virgil or Vergil.
The Aeneid was used in Latin classroom throughout Rome's history.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/aeneid.html   (4724 words)

 Aeneid, the - Virgil - Printed Books Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
The Aeneid is, in effect, a continuation of the Homeric epic cycle concerning Troy.
The Aeneid was written at the point in Roman history when Caesar Augustus was trying to establish himself as emperor and so his right-hand man Maecenas patronised Vergil to compose works that glorified Augustus.
Aeneid, the - Virgil : The Aeneid- the role of the gods.
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 Introduction to Virgil, The Aeneid
The Aeneid is therefore a founding myth, a story about how something got started, and virtually every episode is symbollically charged with the weight of Aeneas' historic destiny.
The foundation that Aeneas lays in The Aeneid is for "the ramparts of high Rome" (1.12).
One way to read The Aeneid is to say that Aeneas is an idealized version of Augustus, and certainly such a reading is flattering to the new, all-powerful ruler of Rome.
www.hope.edu /academic/ids/171/Aeneid.html   (1185 words)

 Aeneid Corporation
Aeneid launched last month with a preview of IRA, both a thin-client application and web service initially targeted at solving the Internet research needs of the high technology and financial services industries.
Aeneid Corporation (http://www.aeneid.com) (http://www.aeneid.com) was founded in 1996 to make the Internet a reliable and powerful research platform for gathering and analyzing information.
Aeneid delivers a unique combination of Internet software, on-line service and process to automate the tasks of collecting and managing market and competitive intelligence.
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The Aeneid is an epic poem written by the Latin poet Vergil (70-19 BC).
The main hero in the Aeneid is Aeneas, a Trojan who escaped from Troy during its destruction by the Greeks.
I found a chart with the names of the major characters, the other names for the people in the books, and other useful information at http://www.southwestern.edu/academic/classical.languages/myth/myth1127.html This is very useful.
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