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The Aeneid

The Aeneid


by Virgil

The Aeneid: Symbols True or False

1. Some of the Aeneid’s main drama arises from conflicts between Aeneas’s sense of duty and ______. -> Fire
2. What symbolizes what is hidden, special and rare? -> Gold
3. What imagery features in the destruction of Troy? -> Fire
4. Fire in Dido's veins represents -> Passion
5. When Aeneas is "enflamed" by the images of Rome’s future, this symbolizes -> Enthusiasm