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Aeneid Book I.8-11: Vergil Invokes the Muse


In these lines of the Aeneid, Vergil invokes the muse to help him explain why Aeneas, a man of such great piety, would be forced to undergo so many trials and tribulations. We will see a reestablishment of the theme of rage. How does this compare with Homer's invocations of the muse in the Iliad and Odyssey?

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Published on September 8, 2015