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Aeneid free pdf The first of a two-volume edition of Vergil's Aeneid, Aeneid 1-6 is part of a new series of Vergil commentaries from Focus, designed specifically for college students and informed by the most up-to-date scholarship. The editors, who are scholars of Roman epic, not only provide grammatical and syntantical aid in translating and navigating the complexities of Vergil's Latin, but also elucidate the stylistic and interpretive issues that enhance and sustain readers' appreciation of the Aeneid. Editions of individual Aeneid books with expanded comments and general vocabulary of each book are also being made available by Focus. FEATURES: The complete Books 1-6 in Latin with the most up-to-date notes and commentary by today's leading scholars of Roman epic- A general introduction to the entire volume that sets forth the literary, cultural, political, and historical background necessary to interpret and understand Vergil- Book commentaries that include: an introduction to each book, as well as shorter introductions to major sections to help frame salient passages for students- line-by-line notes providing grammatical and syntactical help in translating, discussion of the most up-to-date scholarship, and explanations of literary references that help students make connections between Vergil and Homer- Appendix on meter clearly and helpfully demonstrating the metrical concepts employed in the Aeneid with actual examples from the text, giving students the framework for understanding Vergil's poetic artistry- Glossary on rhetorical, syntactic, and grammatical terms that aids students in identifying and discussing the characteristic elements of Vergil's style.

About Vergil

General Editor: Randall T. Ganiban is Professor of Classics at Middlebury College in Vermont. He has taught there since 1996 and specializes in Roman epic. Contributing Editors: Joseph Farrell is Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He has authored and edited numerous books on Vergil and Latin language and culture. Patricia A. Johnston has been teaching Latin, Greek, and classical mythology at Brandeis University since 1975. She is past president of the Vergilian Society. James O'Hara is the George L. Paddison Professor of Latin at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of several books on Vergil and Roman epic. Christine Perkell is Professor of Classics at Emory University. She has published numerous works on reading Vergil, various aspects of Vergil's poetics, and of lamentation in epic poetry.

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Author : Vergil
Publisher : Focus Publishing/R Pullins
Data Published : 04 January 2013
ISBN : 1585102148
EAN : 9781585102143
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 534 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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