The Aeneid - Quotes by theme 1

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  • The Aeneid
    • Heroism
      • 'I put on a tawny lion skin ... amd then i bowed down and took up my burden. Little Iulus twined his fingers in my right hand'
        • Moral Values
          • 'Can there be so much anger in the hearts of the heavenly gods?'
            • The Role of the Gods
              • 'fierce and unforgetting anger of Juno'
                • Moral Values
                  • 'Can there be so much anger in the hearts of the heavenly gods?'
                    • The Role of the Gods
                      • 'fierce and unforgetting anger of Juno'
                        • 'why am i never allowed to take your hand in mine, to hear your true voice and speak to you as you really are?'
                          • Family
                            • 'All his thoughts were on his dear son Ascanius'
                            • 'down fell the fifty bedchambers with all the hopes of generations yet to come'
                            • 'I put on a tawny lion skin ... amd then i bowed down and took up my burden. Little Iulus twined his fingers in my right hand'
                              • 'afraid for both the man i carried and the child at my side'
                          • 'winding the fire of passion round her bones'
                        • 'the fire within her grew'
                        • 'the arts of Greece'
                        • 'their eyes were blazing and flecked with blood'
                    • 'why am i never allowed to take your hand in mine, to hear your true voice and speak to you as you really are?'
                      • Family
                        • 'All his thoughts were on his dear son Ascanius'
                        • 'down fell the fifty bedchambers with all the hopes of generations yet to come'
                        • 'afraid for both the man i carried and the child at my side'
                    • 'winding the fire of passion round her bones'
                  • 'the fire within her grew'
                  • 'the arts of Greece'
                  • 'their eyes were blazing and flecked with blood'
            • Honour and Reputation
            • Women
              • 'she bore herself joyfully among her people'
              • 'Creusa walked behind me'
            • The Power of Fate
              • 'so the fates do not approve!'
                • 'those whose fate it was to die beneath the high walls of Troy with their fathers looking down on them were many, many times more fortunate than I'
                  • The Portrayal of War
                    • 'the dread gates of war ... will then be closed and godless strife will sit inside them'
                  • 'unrolling for you the secrets of the scroll of the fates'
                    • 'i have given them an empire that will know no end'
                      • The role of Aeneas in Rome's Imperial Destiny
                        • 'a man famous for his piety'
                          • 'so heavy was the cost of founding the roman race'
                          • 'there will be born a trojan caesar to bound his empire by the limits of the world as his fame by the stars'
                            • Honour and Reputation
                    • The Portrayal of War
                      • 'the dread gates of war ... will then be closed and godless strife will sit inside them'
                      • The role of Aeneas in Rome's Imperial Destiny
                        • 'a man famous for his piety'
                          • 'so heavy was the cost of founding the roman race'
                          • 'there will be born a trojan caesar to bound his empire by the limits of the world as his fame by the stars'
                          • Homeric Links
                            • 'I sing of arms and of the man'

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