- Turnus had avoided the contest as long as he could.
- Turnus was deserted by his celestial allies.
- At length the final conflict took place between Aeneas and Turnus.
- Turnus's fortitude forsook him and he begged for mercy.
- Aeneas challenged Turnus to decide the contest by single combat.
- His eye fell on the belt, which Turnus had taken from the slaughtered youth.