The Aeneid

The Aeneid

By Virgil
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ISBN10: 0679413359 ISBN13: 9780679413356 Contributors: Fitzgerald, Robert (Translator) Publisher: Everymans Library Published: Jul 1 1992 Pages: 483 Weight: 1.20lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.25" Language: English

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In dramatic and narrative power, Virgil's Aeneid is the equal of its great Homeric predecessors, The Iliad and The Odyssey. It surpasses them, however, in the intense sympathy it displays for its human actors-a sympathy that makes events such as Aeneas's escape from Troy and search for a new homeland, the passion and the death of Dido, the defeat of Turnus, and the founding of Rome among the most memorable in literature.

This celebrated translation by Robert Fitzgerald does full justice to the speed, clarity, and stately grandeur of the Roman Empire's most magnificent literary work of art.

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