The Aeneid

(Penguin Hardback Classics)

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The city of Troy has been ransacked by conquering Greeks and lies in smouldering ruins. A warrior, Aeneas, manages to escape from the ashes. He will go on to change the history of the world ...The "Aeneid" tells the story of an epic seven year journe ...Continua
ariadna73
Ha scritto il 04/03/13
Much better than the original Iliad and Oddisey
Read my review in Spanish here: http://bit.ly/161XNXO I did like this one much better than the original Greek poems. This is the roman version of the Iliad and the Oddisey. Virgil wisely took the best of the heroes, and added some qualities that they...Continua
Monling
Ha scritto il 09/08/10

Virgil's The Aeneid is similar to Homer's Odyssey.

Famiglia Marcellino
Ha scritto il 02/08/08
A very different book from what we usually read
I read it with minimum understanding of ancient Roman history and culture, 30 years after last having studied something similar in school. The first clear result is: yes you can read epics with your standard contemporary reader's mind and it does ma...Continua

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