Question: History & Social Studies

what do you think are the struggles of Aeneas between "doing what he wants as a man" and "doing what he must as a virtuous hero?"
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Several instances of this really, perhaps most noteably in Book Two. Aeneas as a man, initially wants to fight remembering that "death in battle is glorious" yet this would not coincide with what he must do as a virtuous hero which is follow his destiny and flee. Also when he lingers in Carthage unwilling to leave and it takes two messages delivered by Mercury from Jupiter to finally force him into action

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