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The Aeneid

Author: Virgil.; Robert Fagles
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : 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. -Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; Robert Fagles
OCLC Number: 85481811
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking, c2006.
Description: Sound disc : digital, mono, ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction --
Aeneid / Virgil: Safe haven after storm; Final hours of Troy; Landfalls, ports of call; Tragic Queen of Carthage; Funeral games for Anchises; Kingdom of the dead; Beachhead in Latium, armies gather; Shield of Aeneas; Enemy at the gates; Captains fight and die; Camilla's finest hour; Sword decides all --
Translator's postscript --
Genealogy: Royal houses of Greece and Troy --
Variants from the Oxford classical text --
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. -Dust jacket.

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