The Aeneid / Virgil ; translated by Robert Fitzgerald Virgil

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Virgil
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Southern Humanities Review
Subjects
Aeneas (Legendary character) -- Poetry; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Rome (Empire)
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Adult; Juvenile; Academic; General
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After a century of civil strife in Rome and Italy, the poet Virgil wrote The Aeneid to honor the emperor Augustus by praising Aeneas, Augustus's legendary ancestor. As a patriotic epic imitating Homer, The Aeneid also set out to provide Rome with a literature equal to that of Greece ...
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