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The Aeneid (MP3)
  • The Aeneid (MP3)
Audio Download (MP3) Published: 11/01/2012

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Virgil's Aeneid, one of the greatest Classical poems, tells the story of Aeneas, son of Priam, after the fall of Troy. His quest is to find the site 'in the west' where he will found a new town prophesied to be the seat of a world empire – Rome. This great poem, in a modern translation by Cecil Day Lewis, is superbly read by the great classical actor Paul Scofield, with Jill Balcon.

Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
ISBN: 9789629546748

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“A worthwhile read...”

The Aeneid tells a fantastic story, bearing great similarities to that of Homer's 'Iliad' and 'The Oddysey', such that there are some very explicitly detailed battles, while Aeneas continues... More

Paperback edition
19th August 2011
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“Easy Reading”

When compared to the works of Homer this tale feels like a homage to it. With the similarities to the Grecian gods and the style of the tale, you feel as if Homer had scribed another tale.

And yet this translation... More

Paperback edition
9th February 2011
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“Great classic with helpful notes”

I thought that the book was interesting but hard going in parts, if you are learning Latin it is esential reading and the explanatory notes are especially well written and very detailed.
I would not recomend this book... More

Paperback edition
3rd September 2010
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