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Title: Aeneid
Category: /Literature/Novels
Details: Words: 1199 | Pages: 4 (approximately 235 words/page)
The Aeneid In the Aeneid, the author Virgil outlines the significance of authority by reiterating the need for Aeneas to fulfill his destiny in relation to pietas, devotion to family and country, as the central Roman virtue in the underworld. Virgil successfully uses the underworld to capture and dramatize the importance of authority by allowing Aeneas to see the future Rome due to his leadership through many forms and histories of Roman authority. Once the …showed first 75 words of 1199 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 1199 total…and prophesies are implications that Rome was founded because it was destined to be founded by the gods who just happen to be the most powerful and influential beings during Virgil's era. The entire Book VI, referring to the underworld, is intended to show how the future leaders of Rome are destined to found it. The fact that they consume almost the entire good part of the underworld shows that they are the "chosen ones."

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