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The Aeneid

The Aeneid

by Virgil

The Aeneid: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Aeneid? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. It seems like every five minutes we’re being reminded that the Trojans are going to found a new city in Italy. Which theme is this?


Hospitality
Fear
Fate and Free Will
Men and Masculinity
Women and Femininity
Q. Virgil wrote the Aeneid during a period when which territory had just experienced significant expansion?


Roman
Greek
Arab
Hebrew
British
Q. The Aeneid is deeply respectful of _____


Hate
Love
Fear
Free Will
Destruction
Q. The second half is mostly about


Travel
Adventure
Marriage
War
Gender
Q. Some of the Aeneid’s main drama arises from conflicts between Aeneas’s sense of duty and ______.


God's will
The Gods' wills
Personal desires
Family obligations
Wartime needs
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