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Aeneid

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ISBN-10: 0198721064

ISBN-13: 9780198721062

Edition: 1980

Authors: Virgil, R. G. Austin

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List price: $73.00
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/20/1980
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Virgil was born on October 15, 70 B.C.E., in Northern Italy in a small village near Mantua. He attended school at Cremona and Mediolanum (Milan), then went to Rome, where he studied mathematics, medicine and rhetoric, and finally completed his studies in Naples. He entered literary circles as an "Alexandrian," the name given to a group of poets who sought inspiration in the sophisticated work of third-century Greek poets, also known as Alexandrians. In 49 BC Virgil became a Roman citizen. After his studies in Rome, Vergil is believed to have lived with his father for about 10 years, engaged in farm work, study, and writing poetry. After the battle of Philippi in 42 B.C.E. Virgils property…    

Preface
Introduction
Bibliography
Sigla
Aeneidos Liber II
Commentary
Bibliography
Bibliography
Three Modern Poems
Index Nominvm
Index Verborvm
Postscript
Preface
Introduction
Bibliography
Note on the Text
Aeneidos
Commentary
Index Nominvm
Index Verborvm
Index Rervm