Daily Archives: April 17, 2020

David Bruce: Virgil’s AENEID: A Retelling in Prose — Book 7: A Fury and Warriors

Book 7: A Fury and Warriors Caieta, who had been Aeneas’ nurse when he was young, now died in Italy. To honor her, he gave her name to a port and promontory on the western coast of Italy. After Caieta … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Virgil’s AENEID: A Retelling in Prose — Book 6: The Land of the Dead

Book 6: The Land of the Dead As the ships sailed, Aeneas continued to mourn for Palinurus. Eventually, the ships safely arrived at Cumae in Italy. The Trojans moored the ships, and then they disembarked. Finally, they were on Italian … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Virgil’s AENEID: A Retelling in Prose — Book 5: Funeral Games and Fire

Book 5: Funeral Games and Fire Aeneas and his ships were underway, but the sky darkened. He looked back at Carthage, and he saw the glow of a fire. He did not know it, but the glow came from Dido’s … Continue reading

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