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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Aeneid Book 6 Aeneas sails to Cumae searching for the EuboeanSibyl, a prophet of Apollo. She is quickly found. Plot Point 1 Line 1-42 Sibyl gives a prophecy to Aeneas about the perilsthat await him. She tells him that he will face adversity andfail, but he should not give up. She also tells him that he needs to find a golden branchin the forest to assure his entrance to the underworld. Plot Point 283-155 Aeneas finds the branchand enters the underworldwith sibyl. She takes him to a cave and theymake a ritual offering toinvoke Persephone and Hades. Plot Point 3line 210-263 Aeneas and Sibyl passthe souls that were notburied and will not enter the underworld.In the crowd, they meetPalinurus, who was killed on the voyage, but not buried. Sibylassures his burial. Plot Point 4Line 295- 383 Aeneas and Sybil show Charonthe golden branch and areferried across the river Styx.Once across, they get by Cerberus by distracting himwith a honey treat spiked withsleeping drugs. Plot Point 5Line 405-425 Aeneas and Sibyl meet the casualties of the sacking oftroy, and Aeneas finds out thatHelen played a part in the attack, even leading Menelaus to Priam's son. Plot Point 6Line 494- 534 Plot Point 7Line 547- 636 Aeneas and Sibyl pass Tartarus, and Sibyl tells Aeneas about the inside, including who is in Tartarusand how they are punished. She describes Tityas, Tantalus, Theseus,and others, and then they move on to the gates of Elysium. Plot Point 8Line 637- 751 Aeneas and Sibyl enter Elysium, where people live in peace after they die. Aeneas finds Anchises, his father, who tells him the process by which people are resurrected. Plot Point 9Lines 756- 853 Anchises gives Aeneas a prophecy of the future of their family and links Aeneasto Romulus, Caesar, Augustus and other significant figures of Rome. Plot Point 10lines 893- 901 Anchises leads Aeneasand Sibyl out of Elysium.Aeneas immediately sailed up to port Caieta and set anchor. In lines 105-114 Aeneas isconvincing the Sibyl that heis experienced enough, as a hero. He said,"no face of peril will strike me strange or rise up unforetold. And then he told her how brave he is in saving his family God interference in lines 190-204 a pair of doves came downto guide Aeneas to the gold tree. Epithet in line 398, as indicated,the Amphrysian seer is anothername for the Sibyl, which means"belonging to Apollo." Epic digression in lines14-33 explains the story of the island's landmarks.It explains the story of Minos and Daedalus and how the labyrinth was made. Epithet in line 392; Alcides is Hercules or Heracles, son of Zeus and Alcmene. Hero quality in lines 210-211:Aeneas is able to seized the branch, which means that it'shis fate to go to the Underworld. Hero quality described in line 376. Aeneas told Palinurus to not defy God's law, denying Palinurus' request of taking himto the land of peace, where he'snot supposed to be (yet). Epic simile in lines 309-312 that describes crowds of souls as numerous autumn leaves oras groups of migrating birds. Epic catalogue in lines 119-123lists the figures that went tothe Underworld and came back. Catalogue in lines 273-294 ofthe many Hell's powerful figuresand the monsters lurking aroundto portray how dangerous it is.
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