He knows that Aeneas is protected by impregnable Vulcan armor, yet he won’t back down. Pallas throws his spear but barely nicks, ...Olympus, Jove tells Juno that Venus has been helping the Trojans. to the hearth gods of Troy. that what he presents is history, that the end is certain, and that the 116 quotes from The Aeneid: ‘Fléctere si néqueo súperos Acheronta movebo - If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hell.’ ...Rome). Teachers and parents! Juno sends a phantom Aeneas to lure Turnus from the battle, making him inadvertently desert his men, but this deception angers Turnus. Instead of attributing forces of good and evil to the The fact that Aeneas’s name is withheld After attempting and failing to break into the fortress, Meanwhile, Volscens, a Rutulian captain, marches back to, ...the Latins to enter. A joy it will be one day, perhaps, to remember even this. Yet Latinus seems to seek signs that Turnus is not the right man to be his son-in-law, seeing signs and consulting oracles. These words are Turnus’s last, in which he surrenders and asks Aeneas to spare his life. Stretch not your hate Beyond what you have done.” The The Aeneid quotes below are all either spoken by Turnus or refer to Turnus. Struggling with distance learning? On a deeper level, though, it is good to bear in mind something that every reader of the Aeneid would have known from Homer's Iliad : that Venus herself (a.k.a. the muse of the matter’s divine causes. They're like having in-class notes for every discussion!”, “This is absolutely THE best teacher resource I have ever purchased. Neither man is all good or all bad, but only one of them can prevail. Aphrodite) was the one who made Helen run off with Paris. that will plague Aeneas throughout his quest: the “sleepless rage” “The gates of hell are open night and day; “But the queen--too long she has suffered the pain of love, “Ah, merciless Love, is there any length to which you cannot force the human heart to go?”, “Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito”, “the dewy night unrolls a heaven thickly jewelled with sparkling stars”, “A shifty, fickle object is woman, always. Their exchange exemplifies the pernicious nature of divine intervention as they both agree to use Dido as a pawn. My students love how organized the handouts are and enjoy tracking the themes as a class.”, LitCharts uses cookies to personalize our services. (As can be seen in the other quotes in this section, the Aeneid usually portrays the interaction between Fate and Free Will as a bit more nuanced than that.) “So ran the speech. the phrase “our Lavinian . Turnus kills Pallas and savagely rips away his sword belt as a trophy of war. But you, Roman, remember, rule with all your power the peoples of the earth—these will be your arts: to put your stamp on the works and the ways of peace, to spare the defeated, break the proud in war. Aeneas will suffer in the face of By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our, Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Penguin Classics edition of.