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Virgil, Aeneid 3 : a commentary

Author: Nicholas Horsfall
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 273.
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"This is the first detailed commentary on Aeneid 3, being some three times the size of that by R.D. Williams (1962), and aimed at the scholarly public. It treats fully the thorny problem of book 3's place in the growth of the poem, matters of linguistic and textual interpretation, metre, prosody, grammar, lexicon and idiom, as well as Virgil's sources and the literary tradition in which he writes. Full attention is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horsfall, Nicholas.
Virgil, Aeneid 3.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006
(OCoLC)647546470
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
ISBN: 9004148280 9789004148284
OCLC Number: 67405670
Language Note: Introductory matter and commentary in English; original text in Latin with facing English translation.
Description: liv, 513 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 273.
Other Titles: Virgil, Aeneid three
Responsibility: by Nicholas Horsfall.
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Introduction, text and translation, detailed commentary and indices to Aeneid 3 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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'The pages shimmer with fresh insights and a myriad of details A.G. McKay, Vergilius, 2006 'This admirable book, a worthy successor to Horsfall's previous studies of Virgil' H. Riikonen, Arctos, 2006 Read more...

 
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