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Throughout time authors have always utilized the works of others
Throughout time authors have always utilized the works of others
Throughout time, authors have always utilized the works of others to make their stories great. Virgil was no exception. In Book Nine of The Aeneid, Virgil draws from Homerís Iliad to construct a uniquely Roman epic using Greek culture as a base. One main connection that can be seen to the Iliad is that of characterization. Nisus and Euryalus are analogous to Achilles and Patroklos of the Iliad. Equal to Achilles and Patroklos in sentiment, they are portrayed as having an inseparable bond with e