Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Myths and Legends: The Flight of Aeneas

The Flight of Aeneas. To find out more about Aeneas and his flight from Troy, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source.

Look carefully and you will see the dramatic image of Creusa, trying to follow Aeneas, who is carrying his old father Anchises and holding the hand of his young son Ascanius, with the Greeks in pursuit and Troy burning in the distance. You can even see the wooden horse standing outside the ruins of the city walls; here's a close-up:

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