After a long journey from Troy, Aeneas finally arrived in Italy. Very soon he discovered that the political situation is complicated and ended up waging war against the local leaders Latinus and Turnus.
After their departure from Carthage, a stormed forced Aeneas and his people to land in Sicily. There they found the tomb Aeneas’ father. Aeneas decided that this occasion required games to be held – resembling the later “Troy Games” of Rome.