The Aeneid Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

The Aeneid
An analysis of the Aeneid, written by Virgil in the first century.
# 88468 | 1,350 words | 1 source | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in History (Greek and Roman) , English (Analysis)


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This essay identifies and analyzes the most important elements of the Roman identity portrayed in the Aeneid. The paper discusses the history of the Aeneid, as written by Virgil, as well as the history of the times in which it was written. The paper then discusses the story that Virgil presents of the legendary ancestor of Rome, Aeneas.

From the Paper:

"Roman Identity and the Aeneid This essay identifies and analyzes the most important elements of the Roman identity portrayed in the Aeneid. Virgil wrote the Aeneid in the last quarter of the first century BC. It was just after the Roman Republic had collapsed and the Roman Empire began. It tells the story of the legendary ancestor of Rome, Aeneas and his travels to Italy. It is Aeneas who embodies the spirit of "Roman identity". He is show as a hero who is very devoted to his country and goes off on the journey for the better of his people."

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