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Aeneas Poems - Poems about Aeneas

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Premium Member And Rome Vainly Waited For His Return
...t stunned, but he was too far from home! The Campanian landscape was the perfect setting as Virgil brought to life Aeneas, the Trojan captain, escaping burning Troy to realize his fate and embark for Italy without doubting; and Rome ......Read More
Categories: aeneas, beauty, history, nostalgia, peace,
Form: Lyric

...s. Hunt trolls and tame wraiths in the creeks. Sauron for an ally. Nay! He be one of the bugs. Homeric pen, sword of Aeneas, my fleet breaks the rocks. Dragon killer, Smaug's arch-nightmare, Bounty hunter, I slay beasts so rare And ......Read More
Categories: aeneas, conflict, earth,
Form: Ballad
Blue Headroom Dynamite up in a glow Just like Rome to fall away at the end of time to pass the cup, to self-destruct on the vine From Aeneas came the Trojan horde Yet he ate his tables instead of fall on his sword While some chanced Paris instead With......Read More
Categories: aeneas, 5th grade, allegory, anti
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member As We Imagine Gods, Venus And Mars, sex, fertility, prosperity and victory. In Roman mythology, she was the mother of the Roman people through her son, Aeneas, who survived the fall of Troy and fled to Italy. Julius Caesar claimed her as his ancestor. Venus was central to......Read More
Categories: aeneas, art, creation, humanity, meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
Old 'White' Men, Part II
...irgil, Coleridge, and Milton. The war in heaven, by Milton made, Tennyson’s immortal light brigade, Virgil’s tale of Aeneas’ lost, striving on a sea wind-tossed, Albatrosses hung by the neck, Evangeline dying heart-sick, even the roa......Read More
Categories: aeneas, culture, education, how i
Form: Rhyme

Epic Pursuits
...These were the gifts To posterity Handed down By Homer. From these twin tales There grew The exploits of pius Aeneas Driven from his homeland War stricken Driven by destiny To seek a new home. At the behest of Caesar Did V......Read More
Categories: aeneas,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Robot-Assisted Surgery the Greek Once Sarpedon and Hector go down even the lucky shot To Achilles' feet is not enough to save the town. Aeneas is no match for wily Odysseus Although unbeknownst to all he has the last laugh when Rome Conquers Athens, the ......Read More
Categories: aeneas, beauty, death, father, fear,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Canto XXVI Hell translation part2
...t his voice rumbling, “From Circe I left, who held me for freak More than one year there Gaeta just near, Before Aeneas so named it, antique, Neither the son’s sweetness, nor pity mere Of ancient father, nor even love due Which ......Read More
Categories: aeneas, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Dante's Hell, fourth canto, second part
...ul souls I was clearly shown That seeing them in me I feel delight. I saw Elettra with mates not alone, Hector and Aeneas were there, Caesar armed, with eyes of rapacious tone. I saw Camilla and Pantasilea in pair; On other side ......Read More
Categories: aeneas, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Divine Comedy, second canto
...trength to the true belief Which is the principle to salvage men. But me, why should I come? Who gives motif? I’m not Aeneas, and nor Paul I am; On this is mine and others’ disbelief. Because, if to come there I do not stem, I fear that ......Read More
Categories: aeneas, fantasy, proposal,
Form: Terza Rima
Brutus Iulius Trois page 08
...o serve Minerva's temple in Troy, bearing the Ajaxian curse. As the oracle demanded Diomedes returned the Palladium to Aeneas Then did all Greek suffering cease, Ulysees returned home. Hesione's son Teucer founded a new Salamis in Cyprus......Read More
Categories: aeneas, history,
Form: Epic
Brutus Iulius Trois page 05
...ew nation, a new people the old Phoenix dies as the new Phoenix soars above the flames of its fathers funeral pyre Aeneas, Ulysses, now Brutus were exiles let our new people follow the new Pendragon home. ......Read More
Categories: aeneas, history,
Form: Epic
Brutus Iulius Trois Page 03
...he survivors separated scattered yet still seem undefeated My Memnon a king assisted Troy and died a young hero. Your Aeneas a hero abandoned Troy and died an old king I do not hear you weep for old Aeneas Memnon's heirs still wander t......Read More
Categories: aeneas, hero, history,
Form: Epic
Brutus Iulius Trois page 02
...not weep or cry in anger Ascanius did not try to stop what was to come doing such things had never helped his father Aeneas Ascanius placed his faith in older prophecies made and his trust in the protection of grandmother Venus with p......Read More
Categories: aeneas, history,
Form: Epic
Brutus Iulius Trois page 01
...ll the tale of the way the world was after noble Troy fell Priam's kingdom scattered to dust and ashes escaped had Aeneas cousin to Priam westward fled guided by Venus weary of wandering finding sweet rest in the lands of Latinus, ......Read More
Categories: aeneas, adventure, history,
Form: Epic

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