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The Aeneid of Vergil

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At the beginning of Vergil's epic poem--long considered a classic of Western literature--the hero Aeneas escapes from the carnage of the Trojan War and embarks on a treacherous series of adventures that eventually lead him to the future site of Rome. Vergil renders Aeneas' dramatic story in deceptively simple but powerful language, yet the poet's style is often lost in translation. This magnificent new English translation of the Aeneid conveys the force of the original poetry, as well as its subtle undertones, in part by ...

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The Aeneid of Vergil
2012, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806142050

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