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The Aeneid

Author: Virgil.C Day LewisPaul ScofieldJill BalconToby StephensAll authors
Publisher: Franklin, Tenn. : NAXOS Audiobooks, 2002.
Series: Great epics.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A modern translation of the epic tale of a group of refugees from the ruined city of Troy, whose attempts to reach a promised land in the West are continually frustrated by the hostile goddess Juno. Finally reaching Italy, their leader Aeneas is forced to fight a bitter ware against the natives to establish the foundations from which Rome is destined to rise.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Aeneas, (Legendary character); Aeneas, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; C Day Lewis; Paul Scofield; Jill Balcon; Toby Stephens; James Burbidge
ISBN: 9626342781 9789626342787
OCLC Number: 51500412
Notes: Compact disc.
Abridged by James Burbidge.
Credits: Produced by John Tydeman.
Performer(s): Read by Paul Scofield with Jill Balcon, Toby Stephens, Geraldine Fitzgerald, John McAndrew, and Stephen Thorne.
Event notes: Recorded by Norman Goodman at Motivation Sound Studios.
Description: 4 sound discs (ca. 316 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 p. ; 12 cm. laid in case)
Series Title: Great epics.
Responsibility: Virgil ; verse translation by C. Day Lewis ; edited by Sarah Butcher.

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A modern translation of the epic tale of a group of refugees from the ruined city of Troy, whose attempts to reach a promised land in the West are continually frustrated by the hostile goddess Juno. Finally reaching Italy, their leader Aeneas is forced to fight a bitter ware against the natives to establish the foundations from which Rome is destined to rise.

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