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By Virgil

This pivotal ebook of the Aeneid has Aeneas - like Odysseus in Odyssey Xi - traveling the Underworld. he's poised, because it have been, among the realm of his 'Homeric' prior, the wanderings he has passed through within the poem's first part, and the future mapped out for his descendants, which culminates within the age of Augustus and his misplaced successor Marcellus. Aeneas is without delay a determine of previous, current and destiny.

This version replaces the long-serving version by way of Gould & Whiteley, making the e-book extra available to present day scholars and taking account of the latest scholarship and important ways to Virgil. It contains an advent, annotation to provide an explanation for language and content material, and a complete vocabulary.

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