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The Aeneid

Author: Virgil.; W F Jackson Knight
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex ; New York : Penguin, 1956.
Series: Penguin classics, 151.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents Virgil's epic poem in which Aeneas, the future founder of Rome, embarks from the ruins of Troy on a treacherous journey toward a new home, and includes an introduction, further reading list, and several other reference tools.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Named Person: Aeneas, (Legendary character); Aeneas, (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; W F Jackson Knight
ISBN: 0140440518 9780140440515
OCLC Number: 11426803
Description: 361, [1] pages : maps ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics, 151.
Other Titles: Aeneid.
Responsibility: Virgil ; translated into English prose with an introduction by W.F. Jackson Knight.

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Aeneas the True - son of Venus and of a mortal father - escapes from Troy after it is sacked by the Greeks. He undergoes many trials and adventures on a long sea journey. All the way, he is tormented  Read more...

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"Fitzgerald's is so decisively the best modern Aeneid that it is unthinkable that anyone will want to use any other version for a long time to come."--New York Review of Books "From the beginning to Read more...

 
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