Latin IV > Week I
​Click on the documents below to access the introductions to the Aeneid and its cultural and political context:
Introductory Materials to the Aeneid
Augustus Discussion Questions
Augustus Reading Quizzes
History of Antony and Octavian
Octavian's Propaganda
Timeline of Augustus' rise to power
Introduction to Vergil's Aeneid (ppt.)

Click on a portion of the text below to view a video explanation of the lines' meaning: