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Virgil, Aeneid 2 : a commentary

Author: Nicholas Horsfall; Virgil.
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 299.; Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum., Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is Nicholas Horsfall's fourth commentary on a book of the 'Aeneid' and in scale and approach follows closely the earlier volumes. It is aimed at the scholarly public and is not intended as a replacement for Austin's admirable school and undergraduate commentary of 1964. But so splendid an ancient text requires fresh scholarly instruments and this commentary discusses fully the acutely controversial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Virgil.; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Publius Vergilius Maro; Aeneas, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Horsfall; Virgil.
ISBN: 9789004169883 9004169881
OCLC Number: 244058764
Language Note: Parallel text in English and Latin; critical matter in English.
Description: xl, 629 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 299.; Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum., Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature.
Other Titles: Virgil, Aeneid two
Responsibility: by Nicholas Horsfall.

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Introduction, text and translation, detailed commentary and indices to Aeneid 2 are here offered on a scale not previously attempted and in keeping with the author's previous Virgil commentaries  Read more...

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