Aeneid Book 2 Summary and Analysis

Virgil

Book 2 Summary and Analysis

New Characters:
Laocoon: Trojan priest of Neptune

Sinon: Greek soldier captured by the Trojans

Hector: son of King Priam of Troy, recently deceased

Panthus: priest of Apollo

Coroebus: ally of King Priam

Cassandra: daughter of King Priam

Androgeos: Greek warrior

Pyrrhus: Greek warrior, son of Achilles

Priam: aged king of Troy

Hecuba: Priam’s wife

Summary
Aeneas begins the sad tale of the fall of Troy. After many years of war between the Greeks and the Trojans, the Greeks build a giant wooden horse. The Greek fleet sails out of sight, leaving behind the horse, which is filled with...

(The entire section is 1515 words.)