Book I Quick Quiz
Summary & Analysis
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Book I Quick Quiz
Which deity is angry with Aeneas at the beginning of the poem?
What happens to Aeneas and his men as they sail near Sicily?
Juno sinks their boats with a tidal wave.
Jupiter strikes their ships with lightning.
Aeolus causes a storm to blow on them.
Mercury brings them word of beautiful women on Sicily.
What does Jupiter promise Venus when she expresses concern about Aeneas?
Aeneas will be safe and his descendents will found the world's greatest empire.
Aeneas will have to find his own way to Italy from Carthage.
Aeneas will be the father of a great empire if he makes the correct sacrifices.
Aeneas will battle against Juno and emerge triumphant.
Where does Venus tell Aeneas to go?
What happens to Dido once Aeneas arrives?
Juno causes her to neglect her duties to her people for the sake of Aeneas.
Jupiter blesses her with fertility in anticipation of her affair with Aeneas.
Cupid hits her with an arrow and she falls in love with Aeneas.
Neptune batters her palace with waves, forcing her to take shelter with Aeneas.
Analysis of Major Characters Quick Quiz
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Aeneas: Character Analysis
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