Telemachus The Aeneid Essay

The question of what it takes to become a man is one that has existed for millennia. Naturally the answer to that question changes, often significantly, depending on where one asks. Even in mythology, this is a popular subject, and shown very clearly in Homer’s epic The Odyssey and Virgil’s The Aeneid. While both tales … Read more

How Does Virgil Use Pietas In The Aeneid Essay

In “The Aeneid”, Virgil describes to the Roman people, through an epic tell, how they came to be. How the great Roman civilization came into power, through the hardship and trials of the Trojan people. Virgil speaks to his people through this text to build pietas or dutifulness in an attempt to mature the virtue … Read more