The Aeneid - Virgil - Translated by David West - Penguin Classics

Author(s): Virgil

Fiction

Virgil's Aeneid, inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took as his hero Aeneas, legendary survivor of the fall of Troy and father of the Roman race, and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and suffering.


Product Information

"Hardie successfully incorporates the most valuable ancient and contemporary materials on Vergil to produce a more literary approach reflecting the insights and biases of critical work of recent decades. This edition will br appreciated by students and scholars alike." Classical World

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General Fields

  • : 9780140449327
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Penguin Books
  • : March 2003
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : maps, further reading, index
  • : Virgil
  • : Paperback
  • : 703
  • : en
  • : 873.01
  • : 368