The Aeneid - Quotes by theme 3

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  • The Aeneid
    • the power of fate
      • 'not by the decree of fate'
      • 'the injustice of her fate'
      • 'fate will just show him to the earth - no more'
      • 'if only you could break the harsh laws of fate'
      • 'they were almost of an age and noble in appearance but fortune had denied each of them a homecoming'
    • the role of Aeneas in rome's imperial destiny
      • 'if you are a man called by the fates it will come easily of its own accord'
        • the power of fate
          • 'not by the decree of fate'
          • 'the injustice of her fate'
          • 'fate will just show him to the earth - no more'
          • 'if only you could break the harsh laws of fate'
          • 'they were almost of an age and noble in appearance but fortune had denied each of them a homecoming'
      • 'Augustus Caesar ... the man who will bring back the golden years to the fields of Latium'
      • 'Hercules himself did not make his way to so many lands ... nor did triumphing Bacchus ride so far'
      • 'Your task Roman, and do not forget it, will be to govern the peoples of the world in your Empire'
      • 'Augustus Caesar leading the men of italy into battle alongside the senate and the people of rome, its gods of home and its great gods'
        • The portrayal of war
          • 'This is a greater work i now set in motion'
          • ''instant confusion ... the whole of latium rose in a frenzy ... and young warriors were baying for blood'
            • Moral Values
              • 'do not turn your strong hands against the flesh of your motherland'
              • 'Hercules blazed up in anger'
              • exultant at the sight of the Etruscan's blood'
          • 'on the other side with the wealth of the barbarian world'
          • 'pale with the pallor of approaching death'
          • 'as it lay there, it groped fo its owner and the fingers twitched still half alive and kept clutching at the sword'
          • 'when he was still begging for mercy, he drove the sword home to the hilt'
            • Moral Values
              • 'do not turn your strong hands against the flesh of your motherland'
              • 'Hercules blazed up in anger'
              • exultant at the sight of the Etruscan's blood'
          • 'you will be left for the wild birds'
            • 'so did the trojan leader deal out death all over the plain like a raging torrent of water or a storm of black wind'
              • 'now Lausus i will tell of your cruel death'
              • 'all this slaughter done by Pallas'
          • 'without knowing what they were Aeneas lifted on to his shoulder the fame and fate of his descendants'
        • The portrayal of war
          • 'This is a greater work i now set in motion'
          • ''instant confusion ... the whole of latium rose in a frenzy ... and young warriors were baying for blood'
            • 'on the other side with the wealth of the barbarian world'
            • 'pale with the pallor of approaching death'
            • 'as it lay there, it groped fo its owner and the fingers twitched still half alive and kept clutching at the sword'
            • 'when he was still begging for mercy, he drove the sword home to the hilt'
              • 'you will be left for the wild birds'
                • 'so did the trojan leader deal out death all over the plain like a raging torrent of water or a storm of black wind'
                  • 'now Lausus i will tell of your cruel death'
                  • 'all this slaughter done by Pallas'

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