Servius' Commentary on Aeneid Book Four

Servius' Commentary on Aeneid Book Four

by Christopher McDonough
     
 

Servius' Commentary is important not only as a source of information on Virgil's poem but also for its countless gems about Roman life and literature. Its value has remained unquestioned. This edition offers a translation of the text of Virgil's Aeneid, Book Four—the story of Dido and Aeneas, probably the most widely read book—with a translation ofSee more details below

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Servius' Commentary is important not only as a source of information on Virgil's poem but also for its countless gems about Roman life and literature. Its value has remained unquestioned. This edition offers a translation of the text of Virgil's Aeneid, Book Four—the story of Dido and Aeneas, probably the most widely read book—with a translation of Servius' celebrated commentary below. On facing pages are the original Latin text and commentary.

This dual-language edition allows easy access to Servius' seminal work: a unique tool for both scholars and teachers, the ideal complement for any in-depth study of the Aeneid.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865165144
Publisher:
Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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