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The Aeneid

Author: Virgil.; Robert Fagles
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describing the legendary origin of the Roman nation, this poem tells the tale of the Trojan prince Aeneas, who escaped with some followers after the fall of Troy and sailed to Italy. Here they settled and laid the foundations of the Roman empire.
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Genre/Form: History
Poetry
Named Person: Aeneas, (Legendary character); Aeneas, (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; Robert Fagles
ISBN: 9780140455380 0140455388
OCLC Number: 124947173
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Notes: This translation originally published: 2006.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Virgil ; translated by Robert Fagles.

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An epic of arms and heroism and a searching portrait of a man caught between love, duty, and the force of his own destiny. It presents the timeless journey of Aeneas - Achilles' erstwhile foe - as he  Read more...

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