What do you think Aeneas has in common with the earlier biblical heroes we studied like Joseph and Jehoshaphat? What about him is different?
The ideal Roman hero is depicted in the form of Aeneas. Not only does Aeneas represent the Roman hero, but he also represents what every Roman citizen is expected to be. Pious and loyal to the roman family. Aeneas is seen to encompass this virtue and such is obliged to deal with both the rewards and cost that comes with heroism. The following analysis presents a comparative analysis of early biblical heroes to Aeneas, the classical hero of Rome.