The Aeneid for Boys and Girls

by Alfred J. Church

Description:  Relates in vigorous prose the tale of Aeneas, the legendary ancestor of Romulus, who escaped from the burning city of Troy and wandered the Mediterranean for years before settling in Italy. Patterned after the Iliad and the Odyssey, the Aeneid was composed as an epic poem by Virgil, to glorify the imperial city of Rome.

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Ages:  8-12
Length:  162 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  None
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-060-4
Genres:  Literature, Roman Hero Tales

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Table of Contents

1. The Horse of Wood
2. The Sack of Troy 
3. Aeneas and Anchises 
4. Of the Voyage of Aeneas 
5. The Voyage of Aeneas (continued) 
6. The Shipwreck 
7. Carthage 
8. Dido 
9. The Funeral Games of Anchises 
10. The Burning of the Ships—The Coming to Italy 
11. In Italy 
12. The Plots of Juno 

13. The Gathering of the Chiefs
14. King Evander 
15. The Arms of Aeneas 
16. Nisus and Euryalus 
17. The Battle at the Camp 
18. The Battle on the Shore 
19. The Council 
20. The Deeds and Death of Camilla 
21. The Broken Treaty 
22. The Death of Turnus 
23. Afterwards

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