Monday, August 10, 2009

Aeneid II- Yr 11 lesson

The Aeneid- Overview

  • The Aeneid is an epic poem of 12 books or chapters. What other Greek or Roman epics can you discover?

  • The 12 books of the Aeneid are often grouped into two lots of six. Find out what unites the first, and the last six books.

  • The even-numbered books of the Aeneid also have something in common – what?

Aeneid II

  • Where is Aeneas at the start of Aeneid II?

  • How did he get there?

The following characters all play important roles in Aeneid II – find out a bit of information about each one:

  • Cassandra
  • Creusa
  • Hector
  • Hecuba
  • Iulus/Ascanius
  • Laocoon
  • Pallas Minerva
  • Priam
  • Sinon

If you've finished all that, you can go to Aeneas' Facebook

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