Daily Archives: April 18, 2020

David Bruce: Virgil’s AENEID: A Retelling in Prose — Book 9: Battles by Night and by Day

Book 9: Battles by Night and by Day Because Aeneas was traveling to seek help from the Etruscans, he was away from the Trojan camp on the bank of the Tiber River. Seizing the opportunity, Juno sent the goddess Iris … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Virgil’s AENEID: A Retelling in Prose — Book 8: Allies and a Shield

Book 8: Allies and a Shield Now that Turnus was armed and leading armies to battle, all of western Italy wanted to go to war. His allies Messapus, Ufens, and Mezentius took men from farms and enrolled them among the … Continue reading

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