The Aeneid Essay | Character Analysis- Aeneas Books I, II, III, and IV

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Character Analysis- Aeneas Books I, II, III, and IV

Summary: Essay is a character analysis of "Aeneas" in "The Aeneid" by Virgil in Books I, II, III and IV.


Aeneas, the hero and the legendary founder of Rome is the offspring of the Trojan mortal Anchises and the Goddess of Beauty and Love, Venus. In the world of literature or more importantly in the Roman world Aeneas is and was regarded as a figure of imposing virtue, of both national and international importance, and of great historical and mythical importance.

Aeneas is fated, by the will of the Gods to survive the Greek siege and flee Troy leaving its burning ruins so that from him and his men

`...the Romans are to come In the course of years, renewing Teucer's line,

To rule the sea and all the lands about it'

[Venus- Book I]

Their survival ensures the founding of a magnificent new city in the West from which they are to build the `An empire without end'- The Roman...

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