Aeneas like Odysseus is a famous cultural icon of the ancient world, and so, if we find out about him we find out a lot about the "narrative" of the ancient world and the cultural context of the mediterranean.
Interestingly, the poetry constantly stresses that he was "pious", meaning, he revered the gods.
Socrates on the other hand was not pious, that's why he was executed.
Was Jesus pious? You decide.