Virgil's Aeneid Book 12

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What is the word which describes Aeneas's joy after he hears Turnus' name?
exsultans
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Which mountain is described as "pater" in the first simile?
Appenninus
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Who is Latinus?
Father of Lavinia
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What is the first stage of the battle between Aeneas and Turnus?
Throwing of spears
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What does "fors et virtus miscebtur in unum" mean?
Chance and courage are mingled into one
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In the simile of the bulls, who does the herd represent?
The Latins, Rutulians and Trojans
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What does Jupiter place into the two scales?
The fates of Aeneas and Turnus
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What is the word used to describe Turnus' sword as it breaks?
perfidus
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Which Latin word describes why Turnus left his sword behind?
praecipitem
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Whose sword did Turnus take by accident?
Metiscus
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Which word describes Turnus' mindset after the sword breaks?
amens
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By what is Aeneas impeded by?
An arrow wound in his knee
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What does Turnus ask for from the Rutulians as he is being chased?
His familiar sword
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Which word shows the Rutulians' reaction after Aeneas threatens them?
trementes
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What is the correct translation of "enim nec levia aut ludicra praemia petuntur"?
For neither trivial nor sporting rewards are being sought
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In his speech, what does Turnus reveal that frightens him?
The Gods and Jupiter as his enemy
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How many men would it take now to lift the huge rock?
Twice six (Twelve)
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Which word shows Turnus' weakness after he throws the rock?
labant
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Why does Turnus tremble as he is looking upon the Rutulians and the city?
Death is standing close
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Who is Juturna?
Turnus' sister
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What is the simile Virgil uses to show the strength of Aeneas as he hurls his spear?
murali tormento
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How many layers does Turnus' shield have?
Seven
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What is a "loricae"?
A cuirass
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What is the name of Turnus' father?
Daunus
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Who did Turnus kill that upset Aeneas?
Pallas
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Which spoil "appeared" on Turnus' shoulder to make Aeneas kill him?
Sword-Belt
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What is the first stage of the battle between Aeneas and Turnus?

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What does "fors et virtus miscebtur in unum" mean?

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Monty Matson

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'murali tormento' (and the clause its used in) is not a simile?

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