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  • The Aeneidby Virgil; John Dryden

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Aeneas appears in The Illiad in vague snatches and starts as a traveling warrior of great piety who was loosely connected to the foundation of Rome. Virgil weaves these fragments into a powerful myth about the founding of Rome in The Aeneid . Aeneas travels from his native Troy to Italy then wages victorious war upon the Latins. more...

  • Georgicsby Virgil

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 8.99

    Part agricultural manual, part political poem and allegory, the Georgics' scenes are real and vivid, and the poet-farmer Peter Fallon restores to life the sights, sounds, and textures of the ancient Italian landscape. - ;'A countryman cleaves earth with his crooked plough. Such is the labour. of his life. So he sustains his native land ...'.... 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...

  • Works of Virgilby Virgil

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography.This Collection Includes:The Aeneid, translated by J. W. MackailThe Aeneid, translated by E. Fairfax TaylorThe... 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 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...