Virgils Aeneid: A Readers Guide David O. Ross Jr.

ISBN: 9781405159739

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Virgils Aeneid: A Readers Guide  by  David O. Ross Jr.

Virgils Aeneid: A Readers Guide by David O. Ross Jr.
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Written by eminent scholar David O. Ross, this guide helps readers to engage with the poetry, thought, and background of Virgils great epic, suggesting both the depth and the beauty of Virgils poetic images and the mental images with which theMoreWritten by eminent scholar David O.

Ross, this guide helps readers to engage with the poetry, thought, and background of Virgils great epic, suggesting both the depth and the beauty of Virgils poetic images and the mental images with which the Romans lived.Guides readers through the complexity of Virgils poetic style and imageryAll extracts are translated, with original Latin given when necessaryProvides useful historical and social context in which to understand the poem as it was viewed in its timeIncludes short introductions to important topics such as Roman religion and the Roman concept of characterFeatures a helpful appendix which clarifies how to read and hear the poems Latin hexameter



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