Fate centres mainly around Aeneas and his divine destiny to be the founder of the Roman Empire. There are many attempts to prevent the Trojans from building their settlement in Italy, most notably Juno, the wife and sister of Jupiter who despises the Trojans and throughout the epic we see her desperately trying to prevent the Trojans from building their settlement in Italy. Through this Virgil shows that Fate may be delayed when he writes about Juno’s various attempts to stop Aeneas from founding Rome like the storm in book I. When Juno sees Aeneas coming close to reaching his goal, she bribes Aeolus, god of the winds, to use his influence to stir... [continues]
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