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The poems of Virgil

Author: Virgil.; James Rhoades
Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopædia Britannica, ©1952.
Series: Great books of the Western world, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Founders' edView all editions and formats
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The aim of James Rhoades was 'to produce a version of the Aeneid that should be in itself an English poem, and at the same time a faithful reflection of the original.' He succeeded, for his translation is both satisfactory to the purely English reader.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Virgil; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Virgil.; Aeneas, (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; James Rhoades
OCLC Number: 6132405
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Notes: "By arrangement with Oxford University Press."
Description: vii, 379 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Eclogues.---The Georgics.---The Aeneid.
Series Title: Great books of the Western world, 13.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: translated into English verse by James Rhoades.

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The aim of James Rhoades was 'to produce a version of the Aeneid that should be in itself an English poem, and at the same time a faithful reflection of the original.' He succeeded, for his translation is both satisfactory to the purely English reader.

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