- Most deaths, with Pallas, Mezentius and his son (Lausus), and Camilla being standouts.
- The final hours of Troy.
- As Troy burns, Creusa (Aeneas's wife) is lost and killed. When he does meet her again, she appears as a ghost who prophesies his fate before disappearing as he desperately tries to embrace her.
And thrice about her neck my arms I flung,And, thrice deceiv'd, on vain embraces hung.Light as an empty dream at break of day,Or as a blast of wind, she rush'd away.