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The Aeneid

Author: Virgil.; Robert Fagles
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells the story of an epic voyage in which Aeneas crosses stormy seas, becomes entangled in a tragic love affair with Dido of Carthage, descends to the world of the dead - all the way tormented by the vengeful Juno, Queen of the Gods - and finally reaches Italy, where he will fulfill his destiny: to found the Roman people.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Virgil.
Aeneid.
New York : Viking, 2006
(OCoLC)607856912
Named Person: Aeneas, (Legendary character); Aeneas, (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; Robert Fagles
ISBN: 0670038032 9780670038039
OCLC Number: 71146510
Language Note: Translation of: Aeneis.
Description: 486 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Map : the voyages of Aeneas --
The Aeneid / Virgil --
Translator's postscript --
Genealogy : the royal houses of Greece and Troy --
Suggestions for further reading --
Variants from the Oxford classical text --
Notes and the translation --
Pronouncing glossary.
Other Titles: Aeneis.
Responsibility: Virgil ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction by Bernard Knox.
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This book tells the story of an epic voyage in which Aeneas crosses stormy seas, becomes entangled in a tragic love affair with Dido of Carthage, descends to the world of the dead - all the way tormented by the vengeful Juno, Queen of the Gods - and finally reaches Italy, where he will fulfill his destiny: to found the Roman people.

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