Aeneid, the Epic Tale Complete by Flame Tree Studio (Literature and Scienc

Aeneid, the Epic Tale Complete

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A beautiful new edition of one of the great works of literature from Classical Antiquity.

Virgil's masterpiece, one of the greatest works in Western literature, was written in Latin, between 29 and 19 BCE, recalling events after the Fall of Troy over 1200 years before, as told in the famous Homeric epics of Greek literature the Iliad and the Odyssey. The great adventures of Aeneas' flight from Troy and the prophesy of his founding of a great city linked Roman dynasty to the legends of a heroic past, bringing myth and history to bear in the politics of the Roman Empire. Here in the much-loved translation by John Dryden, and accompanied by Virgil's Eclogues and Georgics, with biographical material on Virgil's life and works.

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Author: Flame Tree Studio (Literature and Scienc, Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)
Publisher: Flame Tree Collections
Published: 11/15/2022
Pages: 432
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.7lbs
Size: 9.21h x 6.02w x 1.42d
ISBN: 9781804172322

About the Author
Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro) (70-19 BC), was the great Roman poet of classical antiquity. He wrote three of the most famous poems in Classical literature: the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid. He also appears in Dante's Divine Comedy as a guide to the author through Inferno and Purgatorio.

David Hopkins (foreword) is an Emeritus Professor of English Literature and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol. Most of his published work has focused on English poetry of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and on the English reception of classical (Greek and Roman) literature. His recent publications have included (as author) Conversing with Antiquity: English Poets and the Classics from Shakespeare to Pope (Oxford University Press, 2010) and (as co-General Editor) the five-volume Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature (2012-19).

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