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296–299 (and beyond): Hell Hath no Fury Like a Woman Scorned

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 196.     Discuss the implications of Virgil’s use of the word dolos (296) as an authorial comment on Aeneas’ speech to his men.

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 197.     Explain the subjunctive possit (296).

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 198.     Why is it Dido who ‘first’ (297: prima) divines what Aeneas and his men are up to?

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 199.     Discuss the syntax of omnia tuta timens (298).

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 200.     Analyse the stylistic design of 298–99: eadem impia Fama furenti/ detulit armari classem cursumque parari.

Source: http://aeneid4.theclassicslibrary.com/2012/11/29/296-299%E2%80%82and-beyond-hell-hath-no-fury-like-a-woman-scorned/