The Aeneid (Collector's Library)

The Aeneid (Collector's Library)

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by Virgil
     
 

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Aeneas, a Trojan hero, abandons his captured city, taking his father and little son. His destiny is to found Rome and father the Roman race. While journeying to Italy, Aeneas must prove his capability for his illustrious task. He battles terrifying storms in the Mediterranean, encounters the fearsome Cyclops, falls in love with charismatic Dido, Queen of

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Aeneas, a Trojan hero, abandons his captured city, taking his father and little son. His destiny is to found Rome and father the Roman race. While journeying to Italy, Aeneas must prove his capability for his illustrious task. He battles terrifying storms in the Mediterranean, encounters the fearsome Cyclops, falls in love with charismatic Dido, Queen of Carthage, enters the Underworld, and wages war in Italy, Virgil's Aeneid - thrilling, terrifying and moving - has inspired numerous artists, writers and musicians, including Dante, Milton, Purcell, and Turner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760757697
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
08/30/2004
Series:
Barnes & Noble Collector's Library
Edition description:
Pocket-Sized Unabridged Edition
Pages:
335
Product dimensions:
3.34(w) x 9.82(h) x 0.61(d)

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