The Aeneid PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Aeneid free pdf Virgil's Aeneid, inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took as his hero Aeneas, legendary survivor of the fall of Troy and father of the Roman race, and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and suffering.

About Virgil

Virgil (70-19BC) studied rhetoric and philosophy in Rome where he became a court poet. As well as The Aeneid, his Eclogues earned him the reputation as the finest Latin poet. Before his retirement, David West taught Classics at the University of Newcastle.

Details Book

Author : Virgil
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Data Published : 27 March 2003
ISBN : 0140449329
EAN : 9780140449327
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 368 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Aeneid



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Virgil: Aeneid Book XI free pdfVirgil: Aeneid Book XI

    Book XI of the Aeneid covers four crucial days in Aeneas' struggle against the Latins. In it. Virgil gives us the funeral of Pallas. the great Latin war-council. Turnus' plan to ambush Aeneas and the aristeia and death of Camilla K..


  • Aeneid free pdfAeneid

    'Arms and the man I sing of Troy...' So begins one of the greatest works of literature in any language. Written by the Roman poet Virgil more than two thousand years ago. the story of Aeneas' seven-year journey from the ruins of Troy to Italy..


  • The Aeneid free pdfThe Aeneid

    After a century of civil strife in Rome and Italy. the poet Virgil wrote "The Aeneid" to honor the emperor Augustus by praising Aeneas. Augustus's legendary ancestor..


  • Virgil: Aeneid I (Latin Texts) free pdfVirgil: Aeneid I (Latin Texts)

    In Book I of the Aeneid. Aeneas is shipwrecked on the coast of North Africa. near where the Phoenician queen Dido is building a city that will become Carthage..


  • The Aeneid free pdfThe Aeneid

    Robert Fagles' this latest achievement completes the magnificent triptych of Western epics. A sweeping story of arms and heroism. "The Aeneid" follows the adventures of Aeneas. who flees the ashes of Troy to embark upon a tortuous course that brings him to Italy and fulfills his destiny as founder of the Roman people..


  • The Aeneid free pdfThe Aeneid

    . Virgil's Aeneid, inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took as his hero Aeneas, legendary survivor of the fall