The Aeneid (Everyman's Library)

The Aeneid (Everyman's Library) by Virgil 0679413359 9780679413356
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(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) In dramatic and narrative power, VirgilsAeneidis the equal of its great Homeric predecessors,The IliadandThe Odyssey. It surpasses them, however, in the intense sympathy it displays for its human actorsa sympathy that makes events such as Aeneass escape from Troy and search for a new homeland, the passion and the death of Dido, the defeat of Turnus, and the founding of Rome among the most memorable in literature. This celebrated translation by Robert Fitzgerald does full justice to the speed, clarity, and stately grandeur of the Roman Empires most magnificent literary work of art.      

Author: Virgil

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 483

Publisher: Everyman's Library

Publication Date: 1992-06-30


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