Professional Custom Accounting: What are the major themes of the Aeneid?
What was the purpose of the Colosseum? How did it make use of Greek architectural orders? Identify TWO ways the Colosseum (or the activities held there) served as propaganda for the Roman Empire.
Why did Virgil write the Aeneid? What are the major themes of the Aeneid? Contrast this beloved poem with Ovid’s work around the same time. What are the important themes in Ovid’s poem, Metamorphoses? Explain how Ovid angered the emperor Augustus and got himself kicked out of the city, exiled to the freezing cold Black Sea (in modern-day Romania).