Author(s): R. Alden Smith

Published Online: 2 AUG 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405159494

Online ISBN: 9781444327458

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327458

About this Book

Virgil offers undergraduates, graduate students and general readers a comprehensive and carefully balanced introduction to the works and literary reception of Virgil.

  • Offers a fresh, comprehensive introduction to Virgil in translation
  • Explores the historical context in which Virgil wrote and lived
  • Discusses the manuscript tradition of Virgil
  • Traces the poet's literary influence on later authors and his impact on the arts
  • Includes suggestions for further readings

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