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Aeneid. Book IX

Author: Virgil.; Philip R Hardie
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first major single-volume edition in English of the pivotal book in Virgil's Aeneid , featuring the expedition of Nisus and Euryalus.

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; Philip R Hardie
ISBN: 052135126X 9780521351263 052135952X 9780521359528
OCLC Number: 29466755
Description: vii, 259 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. The place of book IX in the second half of the Aeneid; 2. The structure of book IX; 3. Links with other books; 4. Reworking Homer; 5. Cities and sieges; solidarity and division; 6. Young men at war; defining the epic hero; Trojans and Italians; 7. Turnus; 8. Homeric gods and Roman religion; knowledge human and divine; recognition; 9. The Nisus and Euryalus episode; P. Vergili Maronis Aeneidos Liber IX; Commentary; Indexes.
Series Title: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Other Titles: Aeneis.
Responsibility: Virgil ; edited by Philip Hardie.
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"...an altogether admirable commentary...really first-rate, distinguished work...Exemplary use of how parallels, borrowings and influences work..." Nicholas Horsfall, Vergilius "The same piercing Read more...

 
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