The Fury blows a battle-call

Unknowingly but unwisely, Aeneas’s son Ascanius has shot a tame stag belonging to King Latinus’s steward and his daughter. This is the Fury Allecto’s chance to unleash bloodshed between the Latins and the Trojans. She herself blows a superhumanly powerful alarm on the Latins’ horn.

The illustration is from a manuscript of the 400s CE.

Hear the extract in Latin and follow in English here.

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