Written by Virgil, Aeneas was a character from The Iliad. This work manages to connect Roman roots to legendary Troy. The Julio-Claudian dynasty were able to claim legitimacy as descendants of the founders of Rome connected to Troy thanks to the Aeneid. It's a work that amplified many Romans understanding of their national virtues and values. But why might it resonate with us today? We'll consider it more at the discussion on Saturday!
The discussion is free and open to the public at 300 E. Latham Avenue, in Hemet, California.