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Virgil’s Aeneid: The Adventures of Aeneas Described in 17 Artworks

Deep in sleep just before the Greeks fell upon the city, an image of bloodied and beaten Hector, the prince of Troy, visited Aeneas in a dream. Hector warned him of the coming chaos and pleaded with him to escape with as many as he could save and to found great Troy again. As the dream faded, Aeneas woke to the sounds of approaching battle. He rushed from his home and joined in the fighting, watching many other brave Trojans fall. The battle swept into the palace of Troy, where Aeneas witnessed

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