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Aetna

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The pseudo-Virgilian Aetna poem has fascinated textual critics for centuries on account of its badly corrupted state. But it is fascinating for its content as well. It appears to date from the first half of the first century AD sometime prior to 79, for it describes Vesuvius as extinct. The highly original account of a volcano with scientific, if eccentric, views of volcanic activity, is enlivened by vivid imagery and digressions such as a section in praise of physical science and the tale of two brothers who rescued their ...

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Aetna
2018, Franklin Classics

ISBN-13: 9780342726264

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Aetna
2018, Franklin Classics

ISBN-13: 9780342726271

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Aetna
2017, Andesite Press

ISBN-13: 9781375933117

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Aetna;
2015, Andesite Press

ISBN-13: 9781296775704

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Aetna
2009, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781103992669

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Aetna
2009, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9781904675389

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Aetna
2009, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781103992751

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