Alma Phoebe : lunar references in Virgil's Aeneid

Lee Fratantuono
2019 Graeco-Latina Brunensia  
The moon and lunar phenomena are frequently referenced in Virgil's Aeneid. Close study of these allusions reveals that the poet employs lunar imagery as a key element in his depiction of the characters of both the Carthaginian Dido and the Volscian Camilla, in particular the deliberately crafted juxtaposition between the two women.
doi:10.5817/glb2019-1-5 fatcat:meaajgveyfdrdbkxrhwiglkliy