What have the Romans ever done for us?

It may be wonderfully written, chockers with nuance and ambiguity, and it may have inspired countless poets and scholars, but when the newly styled “Augustus” suggests a piece of propaganda, a foundation myth linking Rome to the perceived glories of ancient Greece, that’s precisely what you give him.

http://www.poetryintranslation.com/PITBR/Latin/VirgilAeneidI.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeneid

http://www.britannica.com/biography/Virgil

http://www.britannica.com/biography/Augustus-Roman-emperor

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p003k9c1

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