The Aeneid - Wordsworth Classics of World Literature (Paperback)
  • The Aeneid - Wordsworth Classics of World Literature (Paperback)

The Aeneid - Wordsworth Classics of World Literature (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 11/06/1997
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This poem is the story of the hero Aeneas as he flees from Troy, and after many ordeals and suffering carves out a foothold for the future Romans in Italy. While defining and celebrating what it meant to be Roman, it confronts, with a bleak pathos, the tragedy involved in the destiny of Rome.

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
ISBN: 9781853267772

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“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
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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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