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Virgil, Aeneid 7 : a commentary

Author: Virgil.; Nicholas Horsfall
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 198.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This commentary will serve as a guide to recent (and future) work on Virgilian language, grammar, syntax and style. Recent approaches to the text have been, where possible, taken into account, with sympathy but without jargon. Virgil's sources, in verse and prose, have been studied with special care and the commentary presents a coherent approach to Virgil's view of Italian religion, antiquities and topography.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Virgil.
Virgil, Aeneid 7.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000
(OCoLC)647575367
Named Person: Virgil.; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Virgil.; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Virgile (0070-0019 av. J.-C.).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; Nicholas Horsfall
ISBN: 9004108424 9789004108424
OCLC Number: 41646038
Language Note: Text in Latin and English; commentary in English.
Description: xliv, 567 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 198.
Other Titles: Aeneis.
Aeneid 7
Responsibility: by Nicholas Horsfall.

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This work aims to serve as a guide to work on Virgilian language, grammar, syntax and style. Virgil's sources, in verse and prose, have been studied with special care and the commentary presents a  Read more...

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