In today’s poem, Aeneas comes to the home of the blessed in his underworld journey. See the illustrated blog post here; hear the Latin and follow in English here.
Did you miss … Aeneas preparing to tell Dido the story of the fall of Troy? Hear the poem in Latin and follow it in English here.
At first Aeneas’s Father Anchises didn’t want to go, but now his son carries him to safety through the flames as Troy falls. Hear Virgil’s poetry in Latin and follow in English here.The painting is by Johann Heinrich Schönfeld.
Aeneas has found the golden bough that will allow him entrance and purged a stain on the purity of his fleet – now he sacrifices to the Gods, summons up his courage and begins the journey.
As the long-delayed duel between Aeneas and Turnus seems to be about to take place, Aeneas swears to comply with the result if he loses and to behave generously and justly if he wins. Hear Virgil’s Latin and follow in English here.
Aeneas arrives back in time to turn the tide of battle against his enemies, the Rutulians, led by their chief, Turnus. Hear the passage in the original Latin and follow in English here.