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Virgil

Virgil

·3.84·103,115 Ratings
“ The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. ” ― Chinese Proverb
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  • Aeneid: Books I-VI

    1964··Estonian
    ·4.12·1,015 Ratings
  • Eclogues. Georgics. Aeneid: Books 1-6

    1999·
    ·4.29·344 Ratings
    Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro) was born in 70 BCE near Mantua and was educated at Cremona, Milan and Rome. Slow in speech, shy in manner, thoughtful in mind, weak in health, he went back north for a quiet life. Influenced by the group of poets there, he
  • The Eclogues and The Georgics

    1999·
    ·3.82·216 Ratings
    The Eclogues, ten short pastoral poems, were composed between approximately 42 and 39 BC, during the time of the 'Second' Triumvirate of Lepidus, Anthony, and Octavian. In them Virgil subtly blended an idealized Arcadia with contemporary history. To his G
  • Virgil, Vol 2: Aeneid Books 7-12, Appendix Vergiliana

    2001·
    ·4.41·477 Ratings
    Virgil, Volume Ii : Aeneid Books 7-12, Appendix Vergiliana (Loeb Classical Library, No 64) Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro) was born in 70 BCE near Mantua and was educated at Cremona, Milan and Rome. Slow in speech, shy in manner, thoughtful in mind, weak
  • The Eclogues

    by Virgil · Guy Lee
    1984·
    ·3.9·1,532 Ratings
    Haunting and enigmatic, Virgil's Eclogues combined a Greek literary form with scenes from contemporary Roman life to create a work that inspired a whole European tradition of pastoral poetry. For despite their rustic setting and the beauty of their phrasi
  • The Georgics

    1982·
    ·3.84·892 Ratings
    A eulogy to Italy as the temperate land of perpetual spring, and a celebration of the values of rustic piety, The Georgics is probably the supreme achievement of Latin poetry.
  • Doomed Love (Great Loves, #1)

    2007·
    ·3.59·237 Ratings
    Love can be hopelessFrom the fall of Troy to the deadly Harpies, Aeneas’ epic voyage is filled with tragedy, destruction and omens of danger. As he recounts his adventures to Dido, who gives him sanctuary, they fall in love. But the Gods intervene and A
  • O Cruel Alexis

    by Virgil
    2015·
    ·2.61·94 Ratings
    'But I, while vineyards ring with the cicadas' scream, Retrace your steps, alone, beneath the burning sun.' Virgil's lyrical, wistful and often witty pastoral poems. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Cla
  • The Iliad/The Odyssey/The Aeneid

    2009·
    ·4.39·679 Ratings
    A glorious boxed set featuring Robert Fagles's award-winning translations of the three great epics of Western literatureONE OF THE PREEMINENT translators of our time, Robert Fagles's interpretations of these epic poems give new life to three seminal works
  • Aeneid Book VI

    2016·
    ·4.41·226 Ratings
    A masterpiece from one of the greatest poets of the centuryIn a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the under
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