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Living with Loss in Virgil’s Aeneid with Dr. Andrew Moran

 









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Virgil’s Aeneid, the great origin story of the Roman Empire, is a poem about coping with loss. How do you weave something new from the memories of what has passed away? How do you chart a new course when you leave everything you’ve ever known behind?


As Associate Professor of English Andrew Moran, BA ’91 PhD ’04, explains, the Aeneid is concerned with the past because it is concerned with the future. Without the grandeur that was Troy, we could never have the glory that was Rome.


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Andrew Moran is the Economics Correspondent at LibertyNation.com and is the author of The War on Cash. You can find more of his work at AndrewMoran.net.
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