Vergilís Aeneid as a millennial text
I. What should we look for in millennial texts?
II. Time of composition (29-19 B.C.)
III. Vergilís life.
IV. The story and its subject: Rome and Roman history
V. The hero: Aeneas
VI. Prophecy and Temporal Perspectives
VII. Role of the Gods
VIII. Homer and Epic Poetry
Characteristics of Epic Poetry
These questions were prepared by Prof. Tom Sienkewicz for his students in Honors 210 "Reading Through the Millennia" at Monmouth College. If you have any questions about this material, you can contact him at email@example.com.