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The Aeneid

Author: Virgil.; Robert Fagles; Bernard Knox
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2008.
Series: Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new edition of Virgil's epic work is presented in modern language and endeavors to retain the original work's humanity, as well as its influential blend of poetry and verse.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Virgil.
Aeneid.
New York : Penguin Books, 2008
(OCoLC)176920631
Named Person: Aeneas, (Legendary character); Aeneas, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; Robert Fagles; Bernard Knox
ISBN: 9781101201541 1101201541
OCLC Number: 773612324
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Notes: Originally published: Viking, 2006.
Description: 1 online resource (484 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Introduction --
Map: the voyages of Aeneas --
Virgil: the Aeneid --
Safe haven after a storm --
The Final hours of Troy --
Landfalls, ports of call --
The Tragic queen of Carthage --
Funeral games for Anchises --
The Kingdom of the dead --
Beachhead in Latium, armies gather --
The Shield of Aeneas --
Enemy at the gates --
Captains fight and die --
Camilla's finest hour --
The Sword decides all --
Notes --
Translator's postscript --
Genealogy; the royal houses of Greece and Troy --
Suggestions for further reading --
Variants from the Oxford classical text --
Notes on the translation --
Pronouncing glossary.
Series Title: Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Other Titles: Aeneis.
Responsibility: Virgil ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction by Bernard Knox.

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