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The Kings of Alba Longa

The Kings of Alba Longa

Alba Longa Ascanius Dionysius of Halicarnassus Livy Ovid Virgil Authored By Viktor Susnyak
Various ancient historians and poets left us various lists of kings of Alba Longa, the city where the founders of Rome were born. We will make a quick comparison of the most famous souces - Livy, Ovid, Dionysius, and Virgil.
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Aeneas v Turnus - The final showdown - The Roman prequel series – Part 11

Aeneas v Turnus - The final showdown - The Roman prequel series – Part 11

Aeneas Aeneid Turnus Virgil Authored By Viktor Susnyak
The epic finale of Virgil's Aeneid comes down to a duel between the two leaders - Aeneas and Turnus. This duel provided the conclusion to the bloody war. 
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Camilla, the warrior princess - The Roman prequel series - Part 10

Camilla, the warrior princess - The Roman prequel series - Part 10

Aeneas Aeneid Camilla Turnus Virgil Authored By Viktor Susnyak
In the Aeneid, one could hardly find a stronger female character than Camilla. Her only misfortune was, that she fought on the losing side.
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The wrath of Aeneas - The Roman prequel series - Part 9

The wrath of Aeneas - The Roman prequel series - Part 9

Aeneas Aeneid Etruscans Mezentius Troy Virgil Authored By Viktor Susnyak
This episode of Virgil's Aeneid finds the Trojans in a war with the Latins. With their forces divided, Aeneas and his men couldn't be sure of victory and it seemed, that Turnus, their enemy, would get the upper hand. However, one shouldn't mess with angry Aeneas.
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The Trojan in a shining armour - The Roman prequel series - Part 7

The Trojan in a shining armour - The Roman prequel series - Part 7

Aeneas Aeneid Venus Virgil Authored By Viktor Susnyak
In more than a slight resemblance to Homer, Virgil's Aeneid contains a detailed description of a new armour for its main character. Gods indeed created a masterpiece for Aeneas.
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