Aeneas carries Anchises his father out of Troy.Juno will oppose Aeneas.Aeolus on Juno’s orders causes a storm to arise scattering Aeneas’ ships.
Noticing the stormy sea, Neptune orders Aeolus to call back the winds.Venus comes to Jupiter asking that he protect her son Aeneas.
Jupiter orders Mercury to ease the way for Aeneas’ safe arrival in Carthage.Aeneas and his friend Achates view Carthage from a hill.
Aeneas tells tale to Dido who is enflamed with love by Cupid.Detail from "The Procession of the Trojan Horse in Troy" by Giovanni DomenicoTiepolo, who died in 1804.After warning the Trojans not to accept the horse, Laocoon (priest of Neptune) and histwo sons are carried off two sea serpents.
Pyrrhus or Neoptolemus, the son of Achilles, slays the Trojan king Priam.The destruction of Troy (Pieter Schoubroeck, 1606)
Leto giving birth to the twin gods on Delos: The Floating Island.Aeneas and his followers encounter the Harpies led by Celaeno on the island Strophades.
Near Actium in western Greece Aeneas and his people are guests of Andromache and hernew husband Helenus. (“Andromache Mourning Hector" by Jacques-Louis David, 1783)Scylla. Detail from side A from a Boeotian red-figure bell-crater, 450–425 BC.
Forewarned by Andromache and Helenus, Aeneas avoids the Straits of Messena and themonsters that lurk there, thus avoiding the destruction wreaked on Ulysses’ fleet a monthearlier.