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An edition of The Aeneid (1710)

Vergil's Aeneid

hero, war, humanity

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An edition of The Aeneid (1710)

Vergil's Aeneid

hero, war, humanity

  • 3.33 ·
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Publish Date
Language
English
Pages
366

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Edition Availability
Cover of: Vergil's Aeneid
Vergil's Aeneid: hero, war, humanity
2005, Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
in English
Cover of: The Aeneid of Virgil
The Aeneid of Virgil
October 26, 1982, University of California Press
Paperback in English - Subsequent edition
Cover of: The Aeneid.
The Aeneid.
1961, New American Library
in English
Cover of: Aeneid I
Aeneid I
1916, Clarendon Press
in Latin
Cover of: Enejida.
Enejida.
1907, tamparija D. Dimitrijevia
Cover of: Aeneid, Book I
Aeneid, Book I
1896, Copp
in Latin
Cover of: Aeneid
Aeneid
1890, T.Y. Crowell
in English - American ed.
Cover of: The Aeneid
The Aeneid
1888, Rivington
in Latin
Cover of: Virgil's Aeneid
Virgil's Aeneid: with explanatory notes.
1876, D. Appleton and Company
in English - 2d ed.
Cover of: Eneida
Eneida
1863, P. Morta

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Wauconda, Ill

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Genre
Translations into English.
Other Titles
Hero, war, humanity

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
873/.01
Library of Congress
PA6807.A5 C57 2005

The Physical Object

Pagination
xviii, 366 p. :
Number of pages
366

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3393917M
Internet Archive
vergilsaeneidher0000virg
ISBN 10
0865165963
LCCN
2005004513
Library Thing
6172527
Goodreads
1395

Work Description

The Aeneid is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who travelled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. It is composed of 9,896 lines in dactylic hexameter. The first six of the poem's twelve books tell the story of Aeneas's wanderings from Troy to Italy, and the poem's second half tells of the Trojans' ultimately victorious war upon the Latins, under whose name Aeneas and his Trojan followers are destined to be subsumed.

The hero Aeneas was already known to Greco-Roman legend and myth, having been a character in the Iliad, composed in the 8th century BC. Virgil took the disconnected tales of Aeneas's wanderings, his vague association with the foundation of Rome and a personage of no fixed characteristics other than a scrupulous pietas, and fashioned this into a compelling founding myth or national epic that at once tied Rome to the legends of Troy, explained the Punic wars, glorified traditional Roman virtues and legitimized the Julio-Claudian dynasty as descendants of the founders, heroes and gods of Rome and Troy.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeneid

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