The Aeneid

The Aeneid


The Aeneid is a journey of Aeneas, a survivor of the siege of Troy. The themes within this classic work include piety, respect, destiny, war and peace. The city of Rome and its empire, its formation, and its history is a central character among others - including Dido, Venus, Juno the queen of heaven, Helen of Sparta , Jupiter and a host of other gods. This epic tale takes the hero through battles on the field and in the mind to the underworld and back and finally arriving at his destiny in Rome.


  • I love the Fitzgerald translations of classic works and this is no exception. Also the quality of the book including the smooth pages and nice print also make this a very nice edition
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About the author


Virgil (70 BC - 19 BC) is considered to be Rome's greatest poet and one of the most influential writers of all time. His work, particularly the epic poem The Aeneid, has had lasting impact on the Western canon, inspiring Dante, Milton and James Joyce.
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