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  • The Aeneidby Virgil

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Aeneid is a Latin epic poem written by Virgil in the 1st century BC (between 29 and 19 BC) that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. It is written in dactylic hexameter. The first six of the poem's twelve books tell the story of Aeneas' wanderings from Troy to Italy,... more...

  • The Aeneidby Virgil

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Aeneid is a Latin epic poem written by Virgil in the 1st century BC (between 29 and 19 BC) that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. It is written in dactylic hexameter. The first six of the poem's twelve books tell the story of Aeneas' wanderings from Troy to Italy,... more...

  • The Ecloguesby Virgil

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Eclogues (also called the Bucolics) are the first of the three major works of the Latin poet Virgil.Imitating the Greek Bucolica ("on care of cattle", so named from the poetry's rustic subjects) by Theocritus, Virgil created a Roman version partly by offering a dramatic and mythic interpretation of revolutionary change at Rome in... more...

  • The Georgicsby Virgil

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Georgics, published in 29 BCE, is the second major work by the Latin poet Virgil. Its supposed subject is rural life and farming, and the work is generally categorized as a "didactic poem."The work contains 2,188 hexametric verses divided into four books. Books One and Two deal with agriculture (field crops, legumes, trees, small woodland... more...

  • The Aeneidby Virgil

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Relating the legendary tale of Aeneas, "The Aeneid", written in 1st century B.C, by Virgil, is a great Latin epic poem. Relating the story of a Trojan who wanders to Italy and from whom the Romans are descended; the work presents two themes in general. The first is related to the wanderings while the second centres on a war that took place... more...

  • The Gnat and Other Minor Poems of Virgilby Virgil

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    These delightful poems?by turns whimsical, beautiful, and vulgar?seem to have primarily survived because they were attributed to Virgil. But in David R. Slavitt?s imaginative and appealing translations, they stand firmly on their own merits. Slavitt brings to this little-known body of verse a fresh voice, vividly capturing the tone and style of the... more...

  • The Ecloguesby Virgil

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 15.98

    Haunting and enigmatic, Virgil's Eclogues combined a Greek literary form with scenes from contemporary Roman life to create a work that inspired a whole European tradition of pastoral poetry. For despite their rustic setting and the beauty of their phrasing, the poems in Virgil's first collection are also grounded in reality. Shepherds are overwhelmed... more...

  • Aeneidby Virgil

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99

    When Troy falls at the end of the Trojan War, the Trojan hero Aeneas and his followers embark on a journey to find a new home. After recounting the disastrous end of the war and the Greek ruse of the Trojan Horse, Aeneas and his men struggle against the scheming gods to make their way to Latium, where they intend to build a new home by any means necessary.... more...

  • O Cruel Alexisby Virgil

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 3.18

    'But I, while vineyards ring with the cicadas' scream, Retrace your steps, alone, beneath the burning sun.' Virgil's lyrical, wistful and often witty pastoral poems. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around... more...

  • The Aeneid (Collins Classics)by Virgil

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 3.57

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