Aeneas Essay Topics

Virgil invites us to see

“Virgil invites us to see in Aeneas a new Odysseus often in similar situations but in vital ways profoundly different” What do you find to justify this comment, in books 1-6? Virgil’s epic work “The Aeneid” was in part written as a propaganda piece for the emperor of the time Augustus. Which was an attempt… View Article

How does Virgil deviate from Homer in the underworld, and why

When comparing “The Aeneid” to “The Odyssey”, it is impossible not to notice the similarity between Homer and Virgil’s poems. Both heroes leave Troy, granted one barely escapes and the other leaves victoriously, and both in one sense or the other are trying to reach their home, whether it is the old or future home…. View Article

Mythological Companies: Gillette Venus

Gillette Venus How you ever noticed how many Mythological places or figures are used in the names or logos of companies today? Although many people don’t believe in the Greek and Roman gods, they are very famous, or sometimes infamous, because of their fascinating stories. Many business owners use mythological figures to help portray their… View Article