Keeping this in consideration, who tells Aeneas to go to the underworld?
Aeneas, with the guidance of the Cumaean Sibyl , descends into the underworld. They pass by crowds of the dead by the banks of the river Acheron and are ferried across by Charon before passing by Cerberus, the three-headed guardian of the underworld.
Similarly, where is the entrance to the underworld in the Aeneid? Known as Lake Avernus in ancient times, the two mile wide crater lake, west of Naples, is steeped in classical mythology. It was believed by the Greeks and Romans to be the entrance to the underworld and features in Virgil’s Aeneid and Homer’s Odyssey.
Subsequently, question is, what book does Aeneas go to the underworld?
The Golden Bough is one of the episodic tales written in the epic Aeneid, book VI, by the Roman poet Virgil (70–19 BC), which narrates the adventures of the Trojan hero Aeneas after the Trojan War.
Who Cannot cross the river in the underworld of the Aeneid?
Virgil mentions Acheron with the other infernal rivers in his description of the underworld in Book VI of the Aeneid . In Book VII, line 312 he gives to Juno the famous saying, flectere si nequeo superos, Acheronta movebo: ‘If I cannot bend the will of Heaven, I shall move Hell.