the location of Troys successor. He ushered in an era of peace and prosperity in the Mediterranean world from 31 BC to 180 AD for the Romans. As he finishes democracy in Our Society the story, Dido is struck by an arrow of Cupid, Aeneas half-brother, and falls in love with the Trojan. A Roman must show piety towards his family, his country, and above all, piety to the Gods. The poem is written in dactylic hexameter, a meter known for its use in epic poetry. He pacified rebellious territories and secured the borders. Pietas is duty towards the Gods, country, and family.
In Book VI, Aeneas journey takes him to Cumae (near present-day Naples). Trade prospered, travel and communications improved, cultural activities flourished. The, aeneid alludes to both the, odyssey and the, iliad, tales of the. However, he is quickly reminded of the more important task at hand. Turnus, king of the neighboring Rutuli tribe, also vies for Lavinias hand in marriage; Amata, Lavinias mother, supports his courtship. In his account, he describes the Trojan Horse on the shores outside Troy, the warning of Laocoön (Do not trust the horse, Trojans I fear the Greeks even when they bear gifts! . Venus, faces trials and tribulations as he escapes. Decline in revenue of the government, increased tax burden on the people, reduction in the value of money, inflation, lack of confidence in the economic future.