oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - Dido 'Aversa' in Aeneid IV, 362 and 465-471



The author offers an interpretation of the use 'aversa' in the Aeneid which explains the meaning of the passage where Dido is looking at Aeneas (465-471). The ambiguity that she is actually not looking at him has an impact and Vergil's intention which was obscured is explained. The passage's power is that Dido refused to interact with Aeneas in any way.


Article metrics loading...

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error