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The Aeneid

Author: Virgil.; Robert Fitzgerald
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992.
Series: Everyman's library, 85
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Full of betrayal, heartache, seduction, elation, and violence, the Aeneid is the great founding epic of the Roman empire. Its pages speak of the Roman vision of self, the Roman ideal of what it meant to be a citizen of the world's greatest power.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Aeneas, (Legendary character); Aeneas, (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; Robert Fitzgerald
ISBN: 0679413359 9780679413356
OCLC Number: 25315886
Description: xxvii, 483 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Select bibliography --
Chronology --
I.A fateful heaven --
II. How they took the city --
III. Sea wanderings and strange meetings --
IV. The passion of the queen --
V. Games and a conflagration --
VI. The world below --
VII. Juno served by a fury --
VIII. Arcadian allies --
IX. A night sortie, a day assault --
X. The death of princes --
XI. Debaters and a warrior girl --
XII. The fortunes of war --
Postscript --
Glossary --
Notes.
Series Title: Everyman's library, 85
Other Titles: Aeneis.
Responsibility: Virgil ; translated by Robert Fitzgerald.
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Full of betrayal, heartache, seduction, elation, and violence, the Aeneid is the great founding epic of the Roman empire. Its pages speak of the Roman vision of self, the Roman ideal of what it meant to be a citizen of the world's greatest power.

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