Aeneid

2:975-979). His devotion to his wife was worth risking his life in order to bring her to safety. As he frantically searches "in endless quest from door to door"(Aen. 2:1001) for Creusa, her ghost appeared to him and told to him that she cannot go with him because she was no longer living, but to go back to the family and that a special mission is ahead of him. Personal loss is a tragedy that Aeneas must face as he ventures on to reach is fate.

His pious personality is the characteristic that saves his family and leads him on his journey to the future founding of Rome. Every battle that Aeneas fights, is a battle fought for his country. In book II, during his recollection of the end of Troy, he tells Dido that even though he was told to flee, he did stay back for a short while and fight. The reason for this action could be that he could not stand to see the destruction of his home. After his escape of Troy, Aeneas endures journey after journey of disastrous outcomes. His pieta here is what kept him going through the grueling time.

As he was telling his heartfelt story to the queen, Dido, she was falling helplessly in love with Aeneas. During the stay at Carthage, the love between Dido and Aeneas bloomed. The stop at t


 
 
 
 
 
 



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