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The Aeneid

The Aeneid

  • Title: The Aeneid
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  • ISBN : 9780394741116
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 442 pages


In dramatic and narrative power, Virgil s Aeneid is the equal of its great Homeric predecessors, The Iliad and The Odyssey It surpasses them, however, in the intense sympathy it displays for its human actors a sympathy that makes events such as Aeneas s escape from Troy and search for a new homeland, the passion and the death of Dido, the defeat of Turnus, and the foundin In dramatic and narrative power, Virgil s Aeneid is the equal of its great Homeric predecessors, The Iliad and The Odyssey It surpasses them, however, in the intense sympathy it displays for its human actors a sympathy that makes events such as Aeneas s escape from Troy and search for a new homeland, the passion and the death of Dido, the defeat of Turnus, and the founding of Rome among the most memorable in literature.This celebrated translation by Robert Fitzgerald does full justice to the speed, clarity, and stately grandeur of the Roman Empire s most magnificent literary work of art


Author Virgil

Publius Vergilius Maro October 15, 70 BCE September 21, 19 BCE , usually called Virgil or Vergil v rd l in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period He is known for three major works of Latin literature, the Eclogues or Bucolics , the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid A number of minor poems, collected in the Appendix Vergiliana, are sometimes attributed to him.Virgil is trad




The Aeneid Reviews (31)

  • What god can help me tell so dread a story Who could describe that carnage in a song Well, the answer of course is Virgil, a poet of the era of Augustus Rome Why does he write it Many literary critics have condemned the Aeneid for being state propaganda Of course it is Openly, proudly so Many others [..]

  • neis Aeneid, VirgilThe Aeneid is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who travelled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans The first six of the poem s twelve books tell the story of Aeneas s wanderings from Troy t [..]

  • I m a huge fan of propaganda, but I think I may not be a fan of fan fic I was going into this with the hope that it would be fun, extreme, Latin propaganda, but The Aeneid is really Trojan War fan fic, IMO It s the Phantom Menace to The Iliad s Empire Strikes Back It is serious [..]

  • La fortuna favorece a los valientes La Eneida, este poema pico inmortal surgido de la genialidad de Publio Virgilio Mar n, es considerado uno de las obras cl sicas fundacionales de la literatura universal que lo relaciona directamente con los aedos griegos, especialmente Homero, pero que en [..]

  • THEY CAN CONQUER WHO BELIEVE THEY CAN THEY CAN, BECAUSE THEY THINK THEY CAN Now, isn t that a nifty quick analysis of how faith works That s Virgil talking Faith in oneself or Faith in a Higher Being Let s take a closer lookVirgil left off writing this masterpiece a mere twenty years before the Star [..]

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