Aeneid, The Epic Tale Complete
Author Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)
Foreword by David Hopkins
Created by Flame Tree Studio (Literature and Science)
Virgil's masterpiece, one of the greatest works in Western literature, was written in Latin, between 29 and 19 BCE, recalling events after the Fall of Troy over 1200 years before, as told in the famous Homeric epics of Greek literature the Iliad and the Odyssey. The great adventures of Aeneas' flight from Troy and the prophesy of his founding of a great city linked Roman dynasty to the legends of a heroic past, bringing myth and history to bear in the politics of the Roman Empire. Here in the much-loved translation by John Dryden, and accompanied by Virgil's Eclogues and Georgics, with biographical material on Virgil's life and works.
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Hardback, Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed., 432 pages, 282000 words, 25 illustrations
Series: Gothic Fantasy
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 36 mm