Eclogues and Georgics by VergilEclogues and Georgics by Vergil

Eclogues and Georgics


Paperback | September 3, 2005

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With the Eclogues, Virgil established his reputation as a major poet, and with the Georgics, he created a masterpiece of Latin poetry. The Eclogues unfolds in an idyllic landscape shadowed by thwarted romance and civil war.  The Georgics celebrates Italy's natural beauty, the values of piety and family life, and the vitality of the Italian people.
Virgil was born on October 15, 70 B.C.E., in Northern Italy in a small village near Mantua. He attended school at Cremona and Mediolanum (Milan), then went to Rome, where he studied mathematics, medicine and rhetoric, and finally completed his studies in Naples. He entered literary circles as an "Alexandrian," the name given to a group...
Title:Eclogues and GeorgicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:September 3, 2005Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486445593

ISBN - 13:9780486445595

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