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The Aeneid - Collector's Library (Hardback)
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The Aeneid - Collector's Library (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 01/08/2004
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ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIPVirgil's sweeping epic of Trojan warrior Aeneas and the founding of Rome -- a stirring tale of exile, heroism, and combat, and of a man caught between love, duty, and fate.THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives the reader important background informationA chronology of the author's life and workA timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical contextAn outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretationsDetailed explanatory notesCritical analysis and modern perspectives on the workDiscussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interactionA list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experienceEnriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781904633631
Dimensions: 150 x 93 x 19 mm
Edition: New edition

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Hardback

“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
Helpful? Upvote 77

“Good translation”

This translation is very good indeed, it gives the line numbers so one can relate the passage to where in the book (chapter to us) the lines come from. It is also useful to have these numbers when writing a criticism... More

Paperback edition
7th April 2011
Helpful? Upvote 61

“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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