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CliffsNotes on Aeneid takes you on the journey of a band of survivors who leave their destroyed city to seek another home in a faraway country. Woven from myth and legend, the story is about rebirth, about life springing forth from ruin and death.
This study guide will help navigate the voyages of the Trojans and uncover their significance in Virgil's time and today. You'll also gain insight into the life and cultural background of the author. Other features that help you study include
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This guide to Virgil's "The Aeneid" aims to help students understand the overall structure of the novel, actions and motivations of the characters, as well as the social and cultural perspectives of the author.
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Life and Background of the Poet.
Introduction to the Poem.
Books I - XII.
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